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Quiz 14 :
Cardiovascular Disease: Fundamentals and Cultural Variations

Quiz 14 :
Cardiovascular Disease: Fundamentals and Cultural Variations

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The ______ was the first to establish a relationship between levels of cholesterol and high blood pressure and their affect on heart disease risk.
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D

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Which of the following is TRUE about the Framingham Study?
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D

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Cardiovascular diseases affect the heart and the circulatory system.The ethnic group(s) with the lowest rate of cardiovascular disease is ______.
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B

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Hamner and Wilder (2008) used the Coronary Heart Disease Knowledge Test to measure knowledge of cardiovascular disease in rural Alabama women.Which of the following were participants most aware of as risk factors for CVD?
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What ethnic group has the lowest numbers of deaths due to CVD?
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Of the following Americans, who is LEAST likely to experience a stroke?
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Accelerated blood pressure due to time constraints is less common in cultures ______.
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The accumulation of fatty substances in the blood vessels is called ______.
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In the 2008 cross-sectional Study of Women's Health Across the Nation, African American women had the highest median C-reactive protein levels.This means that ______.
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Alexandra believes that the outcome of life is in the hands of God.This belief is part of the ______.
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Individuals in ______ cultures may have higher levels of anxiety and stress and correspondingly have more risk for heart problems because they believe they have absolute control over their outcomes.
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Kaiya lives in Japan and was raised in a traditional Japanese family.In a ______ culture such as hers, people do not approve of the open display of emotion.
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Which of the following is FALSE?
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Hardening of the arteries is the condition in which the arteries lose their elasticity and are more susceptible to blockages from clots or plaques.The term for this condition is called ______.
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Jeanette has diabetic dyslipidemia.Which of the following is most likely to be TRUE?
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The increased risk of cardiovascular disease in type 2 diabetes is due, in part, to ______.
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Which of the following is FALSE regarding cardiovascular reactivity?
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Changes in heart rate and blood pressure in response to stress is referred to as ______.
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Dr.Francois conducted a laboratory study that entailed measuring participants' blood pressure.She was most likely measuring ______.
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One psychological factor that has NOT been intrinsically tied to the incidence and progression of cardiovascular diseases is ______.
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