← Health Chapter 1 Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Health Adjusted Life Expectancy (HALE)
- Years Lived with Disability (YLD)
- Disability Adjusted Life Year (DALY)
- Ischaemic Heart Disease
- a A disease characterised by a blockage of blood vessels (and therefore blood and oxygen) to the heart, also known as coronary heart disease.
- b A measure of burden of disease. One DALY equals one year of healthy life lost due to premature death and time lived with illness, disease or injury.
- c A general change or movement in a particular direction. For example, trends indicate a significant increase in obesity rates over the past 20 years.
- d A measure of burden of disease based on life expectancy at birth, but including an adjustment for time spent in poor health. It is the number of years in full health that a person can expect to live, based on current rates of ill health and mortality.
- e A measure of how many years of life are lived with a disability or injury.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- 'Refers to ill health in an individual and the levels of ill health in a population or group. (AIHW, 2008)
- 'The number or proportion of cases
of a particular disease or condition present in a
population at a given time.' (AIHW, 2008).
- Standard statistics that are used to measure and compare health status.
- (When referring to morbidity) The number
or rate of new cases of a disease during a specified
period of time (usually a twelve month period).
- A country that has advanced adequately with regards to economy, technology and health status.
5 True/False Questions
Deaths in the Population → Episodes of hospital care that start with admission and end at transfer, discharge or death.
Disability Weights → A scale ranging from 0-1 that reflects the severity of a range of conditions. Zero represents no impact, while one is the equivalent of death.
Hospital Separation → Episodes of hospital care that start with admission and end at transfer, discharge or death.
Dynamic → A general change or movement in a particular direction. For example, trends indicate a significant increase in obesity rates over the past 20 years.
Inﬁrmity → State of being weak, lacking in strength (especially from old age).