Public Health Final Exam
MPH 6404 Dr. Mittak
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What is the leading cause of death for Americans age 1 to 44?
What is the leading cause of injury death for children age 0 to 15?
Injuries resulting from motor vehicle accidents
What is the leading cause of injury death for infants age 1 and younger?
What is the leading cause of injury death for children age 1 to 4?
What is violence?
The intentional use of physical force or power, against another person, group, community, with the behavior likely to cause physical or psychological harm
What race had the highest rate of child maltreatment in 2008?
At what age are children most likely to be maltreated based on 2008 data?
Infants less than one year
What age group had the highest death rate due to child maltreatment in 2008?
Children younger than 4 years old (80%)
What race had the highest death rate due to child maltreatment in 2008?
Non-Hispanic white children (39%)
What is elder maltreatment?
Any abuse or neglect of persons age 60 and older by a caregiver or another person in a relationship involving an expectation of trust
What demographic is the most commonly targeted for homicide by intimate partners?
Why has there been a decline in intimate partner homicide?
The police will always investigate the victim's spouse now
What do men/women use to kill?
Men = guns
Women = knives
What is the second leading cause of death for young people ages 10 to 24 years old?
What is the leading cause of death for African Americans that are 10 to 24 years old?
What is the second leading cause of death for Hispanics?
What age group is victimized most in rape/sexual assault incidents?
16 to 19 years old
What age group has the highest rate of death due to unintentional falls?
What is the leading cause of TBIs?
What age group has the highest rates of TBI-related hospitalizations and deaths?
What is the third leading cause of fatal home injury?
Deaths from fires and burns
What is the leading cause of fire-related deaths?
What is the primary cause of residential fires?
Most residential fires occur during what season?
What is the single most preventable cause of disease, disability and death in the US?
When was the first Surgeon General's report on tobacco released?
What is the current trend in adult cigarette smoking (increase, decrease or plateau)?
What type of cancer is the number one killer in both males and females?
The lowest rates of tobacco use were seen among which ethnicity?
The highest rates of tobacco use were seen among which ethnicity?
American Indian or Alaskan Native
More women currently smoke than men, true or false?
Among adults age 25 and over, prevalence of current smoking was lower among groups with what kind of education attainment?
The lowest rates of tobacco use in high school were seen among which ethnicity?
The highest rates of tobacco use in high school were seen among which ethnicity?
American Indian or Alaskan Native
Students who were obese had a higher prevalence of smoking cigarettes, true or false?
Prevalence of current smoking was lower among groups with what socioeconomic status?
Higher family income levels
For many, what is the portal of entry into the medical care system?
Reproductive and sexual health services
What percent of pregnancies are unintended?
What disease has the most impact on pregnancy?
Nearly half of new STD infections are among what age group?
15 to 24 years
What percentage of people living with AIDS are over age 50?
Teen birth rates increased for all races in the past few years, true or false?
What two ethnicities compromise 57% of US teen births in 2010?
Black and Hispanic youth
Studies suggest the people with gonorrhea, chlamydia or syphillis are at an increased risk for what?
Which group is especially susceptible to STD infection?
Young black gay and bisexual men
What is the #1 STI in the US?