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hp400MT2 Parts of it! - Midterm #2 Study Guide, Fall 2009...

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Midterm #2 Study Guide, Fall 2009 HP 400, Classes Shahlapour The Midterm # 2 will cover the PowerPoint lectures, Textbook assignments student presentations and supplemental reading for classes since the midterm exam # 1: Classes # 11 through 19. From International perspectives CVD, culture and Cardio Vascular Disease From “Racial and SES Differences in Risk Factors for CVD”: 1. Know about the two strongest predictors of CVD-related premature death in the U.S. - female head of household - African american 2. Know the factors that affect the health status of African American women - poverty - racism - residing in medically underserved regions - lack of educational opportunities with comparable economic reward From “Race, Ethnicity, and Geography”: 1. Know how rates of heart disease differ between African American and European- American women. - African-american women live about 6.5 years less than euro-american women - For African-american women aged 35-74 years, death rate from heart disease is 69% higher than euro-american women 3. Know the contributing factors to the high CVD rates in African American women - obesity - high sodium intake, high fat diet - misperceptions about seriousness, severity of hypertension - cost of treatment, lower access to health care, possibly low birth weight 4. Know the risks of Southern living - population density, lack of health care - high-crime neighborhoods, dilapidated housing, environmental hazards - ethnic/racial stress, social injustice 5. Know the death rate attributed to CVD for Latina women in 1997 - 34% of death rate for latino women = cvd - CVD is leading cause of death for latino women of all origins 6. Know why women might delay seeking care for CVD
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- don’t recognize symptoms - result in high mortality 7. Know the components for primary prevention of CVD in ethnic minority women - key to decreasing CVD mortality - tobacco prevention - physical activity - nutrition - stress reduction From “Gender Gap in Heart disease 1 . Be aware of why life expectancy is declining for men in Eastern Europe - widest gender gap (women 71, men 58) - 2. Know some of the stressors that have disrupted traditional male roles in Eastern Europe - middle-aged men report feeling more isolated - less social support - greater stress - fewer coping skills - cope less well with depression - exhaustion From The Development and Prevention of Cardio Vascular Disease Risk factors 1. .know about Biological Behavioral and Social Risk Factors - biological: gender, high serum cholesterol, hypertension, obesity, diabetes - behavioral: smoking, consumption of saturated fats and cholesterol, physical inactivity - social: social class (affordable housing, safe environment) and education 2. Principals of social welfare policies, (social, economical and policies related to delivery of services) - affordable housing, nutritious food, a safe, peaceful environment, full employment - opportunities for a meaningful role in the society, educational information throughout the life span
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