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HTH 245- Chapter 1 Self Evaluation Questions
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In 2011, world population was approaching
Which one of the people warned of unchecked population growth?
In the Us, by 2050 estimates are that people over the age of sixty-five about what percentage of population?
The construction of the Central Railroad in Brazil led to an increase in
Which of the following is not an emerging or remerging disease
Which disease has been shown most conclusively to be linked to climate change?
Which of the following is a food borne illness caused by microbes?
Tattooing carries a risk of infection. Which organism (or disease) is most likely to be involved?
Which of the following practices is used to prevent malaria
use of bed nets
What is the biological vector that carries the pathogen that causes West Nile encephalitis?
T or F: Most microbes are beneficial and may are essential to the cycles of nature without which higher forms of life could not exist.
T or F: In the US, infectious diseases are the leading cause of death
Name the infectious disease in the "top ten" worldwide.
Influenza (FIGURE 1.3)
T or F: Numerous studies have concluded that city dwellers get sick more often than their rural counterparts and that people living in poverty get sick less.
According to the US census bureau, the worlds largest urban area is
Tokyo Japan (Table 1.4)
Give an example of a drag-resistant bacterial disease
What does the acronym IDP stand for?
internally displaced persons
T or F: Deforestation is a major factor in the eruption of emerging and reemerging diseases
Diseases transmitted from animals to humans are called ______ diseases
T or F: Infections are a part of civilization and some actually predate civilization
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