Midterm Study Guide

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California State University, Northridge Health Science 345 Spring 2010 Mid-Term Exam Study Items 1. The most prevalent, costly, and preventable chronic diseases include which of the following: a. Cardiovascular disease (primarily heart disease and stroke) b. Cancer c. Diabetes d. All of the above 2. The leading cause of death in the U.S. is- a. Heart disease b. Cancer c. Hypertension d. HIV/AIDS 3. The cost of chronic disease in the U.S. is estimated to be approximately- a. 1.5 billion dollars b. 1.5 trillion dollars c. 1,729 dollars per household d. None of the above 4. The most common cause of disability in the U.S. is- a. Auto accidents b. Heart disease c. Arthritis d. Cancer 5. Which of the following are chronic disease indicators- a. Changes in physical activity b. Poor nutrition c. Use of Tobacco and alcohol d. All of the above 6. Public health educators use the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (YRBSS) to obtain- a. Prevalence data b. Trend data c. Responses a and b d. Primary health data 7. There is a direct correlation between income and cigarette smoking behavior, which is the more you earn the more likely it is that you would smoke. a. True b. False 8. Which of the following ethnic groups are most likely to have smoked cigarettes every day of their lives? a. Hispanics b. African Americans c. Asian Americans d. Native Americans 1
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9. The more educated you are the more likely it is that you have never smoked. a. True b. False 10.Who is more likely to have never smoked tobacco? a. Males b. Females 11.According to National Institutes of Health, National Heart Lung, and Blood Institute, what percentage of the U.S. adult population are either obese or overweight? a. 25% b. 55% c. 75% d. None of the above 12.Which of the following is or are correct about the relationship between exercise, diet, and caloric intake? a. The addition of exercise to a diet with restricted caloric intake promotes fat loss, while maintaining fat free mass. b. Physical activity, without caloric restriction, minimally if at all affects fat loss. c. To optimize weight loss, a combination of diet and exercise is best, and that exercise alone will not suffice. d. All of the above 13.Which of the following are predictors or mediators of poor nutrition? a. Rating the taking care of one’s health very highly b. Motivation towards dietary changes c. High self-efficacy about increasing physical activity, d. All of the above 14.There is a controversy over which is better with respect to loosing weight, diet or exercise. Which of the following, if any, are true? a. According to the Pew Research Center, about a third (34 percent) of Americans are neither exercising nor dieting b. Eight percent are dieting but not exercising; and c. Forty percent are exercising but not dieting. d. All of the above
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