lec 8 - 10/1/07 Class 8 - Social Demography of Health in US...

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10/1/07 Class 8 - Social Demography of Health in US Exam Monday 10/8 Pencils Ruid 40 mc 20 book 20 lec mostly big ideas, no small names, ideas behind percentages + numbers when reading book summarize each P in a sentence I. Epidemiology of Gunshot Deaths A. Gunshot deaths a uniquely US phenomenon (12x than 2 nd place contury) B. gun in the home increases odds of gunshot deaths C. owning a gun increases chances of victim being killed when criminal breaks into home 16k homicides (family members kill ea other) 9k suicides 1.5k accidental (mostly kids) D. no other country has so many private guns Gun in home increases the chance that youll get shot II. Age A. Huge increase in lifespan (from 47 in 1900 to 76 in 1994) Better nutrition, food, water, air B. Changes for elderly More active than ever be4 They live independently Last 6 months, very serious illness, tend to go down fast More politically active than ever Higher standard of living SS and medicare Impoverished old ppl isn’t as common
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