Final ExamGEA4450

Final ExamGEA4450 - Name: _ Possible Points: 100 GEOG...

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Name: _______________________ Possible Points: 100 GEOG 4450/5930 – Medical Geography Final Exam Given the above illustration from gapminder.org, a Swedish non-profit organization that supports improved visualization techniques for statistics on development, answer the following questions: True or False (2 points each). Circle True or False: 1. Countries with the highest income score the highest on childhood health indicators. True False 2. Countries close together on the low income scale are always close together on the childhood survival scale. True False 1
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True or False, continued: 3. The following figure was created using data with the same summary measures (mean, median, and mode) True False 4. Using websites available on the internet, such as CDC sources or the Florida Department of Health, one can manipulate and create maps using GIS layers (some of which are identified in the figure below), without having specific training in GIS. True False 2
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5. The Atlas of Cancer Mortality in the U.S. helps reveal neighborhood cancer clusters at the street level. True False 6. It is currently possible to study disease clusters that exist in both space and time. True False Multiple Choice (2 points each): 7. When the Lorenz curve for health resource distribution is drawn increasingly far from the 45 degree line, this is an indication of a. Increasing inequality b. Decreasing inequality c. Increasing productivity d. Decreasing productivity 8. The Gini coefficient indicates egalitarianism when a. It approaches zero b. It approaches one c. It is a large positive number d. It is a large negative number 9. An important source of care that is often not measured is: a. primary care b. secondary care c. tertiatary care d. informal care 10. Tom Jacobson, director of the department of Environmental Health and Safety, here at FSU, discussed which of the following responses to epidemic flu for campus preparedness: a. Martial law, airport closures, containment of students
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This note was uploaded on 10/05/2008 for the course GEA 4450 taught by Professor Jordan during the Spring '08 term at FSU.

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