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public health test 4
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Non-Hispanic whites constituted 80 percent of the older population in 2010, but that proportion is projected to shrink to _______ percent in 2050.
The_________ generation is individuals born between 1946 and 1964.
The reduced prevalence of __________________ over the past several decades is partly why the elderly are healthier than they used to be.
__________________ prevention, such as the use of drugs to treat diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol, has undoubtedly reduced morbidity and mortality in many older people.
True or False? Racial differences in health grow smaller in the oldest populations and African Americans who survive to join the oldest-old category have a slightly longer life expectancy than whites of the same age.
True or False? Cardiovascular disease has become more prevalent as deaths from cardiovascular disease have declined.
True or False? The Institute of Medicine predicts that the current workforce is sufficient to meet the needs of the growing number of the elderly.
impaired renal function
Which of the following medical conditions could lead to increased sensitivity to drugs in older people?
Which of the following is the most prevalent cause of eye disease?
An experimental vaccine was developed for what disease by injecting beta-amyloid into mice, which stimulated antibodies to the protein and reduced the number of plaques?
A transportation accident that causes a release of radioactive materials would be classified as which of the following?
Which agency was accused of covering up the environmental risk following the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center?
Under President Bush, which agency was incorporated into the U.S. Department of Homeland Security where the focus was on terrorism?
True or False? Most terrorist events fall into the category of technological disasters.
True or False? An unambiguous message to evacuate New Orleans in response to Hurricane Katrina came too close to the time the hurricane struck for it to be acted on by the most vulnerable of the population.
True or False? In the event of an emergency, federal personnel can deliver supplies from the Strategic National Stockpile anywhere in the United States within 8 hours.
. Because there was concern the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center might have included biological agents, the ________________________ sent officers to monitor hospital emergency rooms for patients with unusual symptoms.
8. FEMA had supplied trailers for people whose homes had been destroy during Hurricane Katrina and later it became apparent that the air in these trailers was contaminated with unhealthy levels of ____________________.
The ___________ puts a single person, who has the responsibility for managing and coordinating the response, in charge at the scene.
___________ is the most dreaded of the possible bioterrorism agents.
management by objectives
In 1979, the U.S. Public Health Service adopted ___________________, which requires managers to jointly define a set of measurable goals as a guide to their actions and regularly measures progress toward achieving them.
The Future of Public Health
The publication ____________ prompted public health agencies, policy makers, and academic institutions to initiate a national discussion on the role of public health and the steps necessary to strengthen its capacity to fulfill its role.
health information technology
President Obama's reform of the health care system includes incentives for physicians, hospitals, and medical providers to use ______________________ to improve the efficiency and quality of medical care for all American citizens.
__________ promises to solve many medical problems with new drugs and procedures that will contribute to the spiraling costs of medical care.
adolescents and young adults
When the results of the first planning cycle were tallied in 1990, the numerical mortality goals were met for three of the four age groups. Which age group still needed to meet its goal?
eliminate health disparities
Which of the following was an overall goal for Healthy People 2010?
promote quality of life, health development, and health behaviors across all life stages
Which of the following is an overarching goal for Healthy People 2020?
True or False? The incentives for MCOs to keep their patients healthy discourage medical plans from using public health strategies to prevent disease and promote health behaviors among members.
True or False? With managed care, medicine is driven by the same kind of measurable goals and objectives that public health has been developing.
True or False? The Internet poses challenges to government agencies charged with regulating medical care because of the lack of accountability on the part of those who create websites.
Mississippi ranks ___ out of 50 states in public health
What percent of Mississippians do not complete high school?
prescription privileges for psychologists
New Mexico, Illinois, Iowa and Louisiana currently allow what?
There is 1 psychiatrist per ____ Mississippians.
Mississippi ranks _____ out of 50 states in Higher education.
At 1 per 8,400 people, what is Mississippi's rank, out of 50, in psychologists per capita?
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