In Developed and Developing Nations,__________ Rates Are Highly Correlated with the Number
In developed and developing nations,__________ rates are highly correlated with the number of healthcare professionals in a society which serves as a measure of the quality of the health care available to its members.
B)the incidence of acute illness
C)the incidence of chronic illness
The average age to which members of a society live is the measure called __________.
Which of the following statements best explains the differences in life expectancy between "developed" and less developed nations?
A)More war occurs in developed nations.
B)People in more developed nations are more likely to survive childhood diseases and parasites.
C)Modern medicine isn't used at all in less developed nations.
D)There are more famines in developed nations.
E)The more developed nations are located in more favorable climates.
According to the text,in the United States our comparatively poor health is largely due to the _________ .
A)low birth rates and high life expectancy
B)the number of healthcare professionals available
C)growing inequality and lifestyle problems
D)emergence of new and deadly epidemics
E)diversion of medical resources from basic healthcare