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Unformatted text preview: SOC308 Exam 3 Lectures DISEASE AND MORTALITY IN THE UNITED STATES 10/28 Overview ! Last 1/3 of course ! Disparities and Trends in the United States 8 Americas Disparities in Life Expectancy U.S. in Hybristic Stage? Healthy People 2010: Health Indicators ! Physical Activity & Overweight and Obesity ! Tobacco Use & Substance Abuse ! Injury and Violence ! Mental Health ! Immunization & Access to Health Care ! Environmental Quality ! Responsible Sexual Activity Interview with Crimmins ! http://www.prb.org/Journalists/Webcasts/2009/ usmortality.aspx : US Trends in International Context ! Notes on: 1. What countries are doing well, what countries are falling behind? 2. What causes have remained high in the U.S.? 3. Trends for men? Trends for women? 4. U.S. Standout: Lifestyle vs. Healthcare? 1. Effect by social class? U.S. Food Consumption Trends ! Individual choice, structural problems, both? ! 2000: US food supply = 3,800 calories per person per day (26% wasted) " 1970: women = 1542, men = 2450 " 2000: women = 1877, men = 2618 ! 2005: 200lb. of meat per person (up 22lb. Since 1970) Changes to Diet U.S. Food Consumption Trends ! Avg. American eats 32 teaspoons of sweeteners per day ! 2003: cost of obesity-attributed medical costs was $75 billion (about 1/10 of all costs) U.S. Cohort Smoking Patterns Impact of Smoking on U.S. Mortality Impact of Smoking on U.S. Mortality DISEASE AND MORTALITY IN THE UNITED STATES 10/30 Interview with Crimmins ! What countries are doing well, what countries are falling behind? ! What causes have remained high in the U.S.? ! Trends for men? Trends for women? ! U.S. Standout: Lifestyle vs. Healthcare? 1. Effect by social class? U.S. Food Consumption Trends ! Individual choice, structural problems, both? ! 2000: US food supply = 3,800 calories per person per day (26% wasted) " 1970: women = 1542, men = 2450 " 2000: women = 1877, men = 2618 ! 2005: 200lb. of meat per person (up 22lb. Since 1970) Changes to Diet U.S. Food Consumption Trends ! Individual choice, structural problems, both? ! 2000: US food supply = 3,800 calories per person per day (26% wasted) " 1970: women = 1542, men = 2450 " 2000: women = 1877, men = 2618 ! 2005: 200lb. of meat per person (up 22lb. Since 1970) Changes to Diet U.S. Food Consumption Trends ! Avg. American eats 32 teaspoons of sweeteners per day ! 2003: cost of obesity-attributed medical costs was $75 billion (about 1/10 of all costs) U.S. Cohort Smoking Patterns Impact of Smoking on U.S. Mortality Impact of Smoking on U.S. Mortality Impact of Healthcare ! Access vs. Quality ! Crimmins: Access is Key ! Scott: Social Class and Quality Scott and Healthcare Quality ! Heart Attack as the Great Equalizer?...
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