Exam 2 Public Policy in Nutr.

Early and Periodic Scrrening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) is a mandatory Medicaid service administered by CMS and is a widespread and well-utilized program because it is available to many participants.
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Studies show that low income individuals consume higher calorically dense foods and beverages and consume fewer fruits and vegetables than higher income individuals.TrueLimited resources and lack of access to healthy affordable foods can be attributed to which of the following?- Access to supermarkets - Availability of fast food - Quality and variety of fresh foods - Transportation availability and costSingle mothers who participate in SNAP are more likely to be overweight or obese than other SNAP participants.TrueWeight gain is only influenced by behaviors, such as eating and physical activity.FalseWhich of the following have been shown to improve diet quality the most in SNAP participants?A Combination of Incentives and LimitationsDiabetes mellitus is the number one most chronic disease of childhood.FalseIn 2010, what percent of children and adolescents aged 6 to 19 years were overweight.18%Adolescent males and females have the same iron needs.FalseChildren with special health care needs are at increased nutritional risk due to potential feeding problems, drug/nutrient interactions, and decreased mobility.TrueHealthy People 2020 aims to increase the proportion of adolescents who meet current federal physical activity guidelines for aerobic physical activity to what percent?31.6%For adults over the age 50, health promotion efforts seek to preserve independence, productivity, and personal fulfillment.TrueLife expectancy has risen, in part, due to better prenatal and postnatal care and improved means of combating disease in older adults.TrueBy 2040, the number of adults aged 65 and over in the U.S. is expected to be about what percent of the population.22%More than what percent of older americans have multiple chronic conditions that can benefit from nutrition intervetion by food and nutrition practitioners.66%A child born in 2013 can expect to live 72.8 years, about 50 years longer than a child born in 1900.False