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Health Economics and Policy Study Set 1

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Quiz 6 :

Population Health

Quiz 6 :

Population Health

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Whites have experienced an increase in life expectancy that is more than twice that of blacks.
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From 2001 to 2011 life expectancy for the total U.S population increased from:
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Which of the following is not the World Health Organization WHO) index to measure health system performance:
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Perinatal mortality is defined as late fetal death plus deaths in the first____after birth.
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Teen pregnancy is a concern among public health officials and policy makers because of the follow associated problems except:
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Obesity prevalence in the United States is the highest in the developed world and has worsened since the 1960s.
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The United States has the highest rate of low-birth-weight infants than other developed countries.
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The rate at which members of a group are newly diagnosed with a disease is called:
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People with higher income are less likely to have better health outcomes and have higher mortality rate.
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Which ethnic group has the highest life expectancy in the U.S?
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One of the reasons that women live longer than men in most societies is that:
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Which of the following is not part of the three dimensions of health care delivery known as the "Triple Aim":
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On average, smokers cut 10 years off their life expectancies due to smoking.
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Alcohol consumption can cause premature death and play a significant role in all violent crime, but in some individuals, moderate consumption can have some health benefits including:
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Kindig and Stoddart 2003) defined population health as "Health outcomes of an entire population, including the distribution of such outcomes within a group of individuals."
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