Unit 12 Practice Questions

Unit 12 Practice Questions - Epi 6000 Unit 12 Practice...

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Epi 6000 Unit 12 Practice Questions 1. All the following are uses of screening programs, except: a. Helps in early detection of possible cases b. Helps in understanding the natural history of disease c. Helps in educating the population about the disease d. Helps in early intervention and disability limitation 2. ‘Lead time morbidity’ is a common artifact following screening programs a. True b. False 3. Which part of the natural history of the disease does the screening affect? a. Clinical phase b. Sub-clinical phase c. Susceptibility phase d. Recovery phase 4. Which type of bias is ‘volunteer bias’ (a common bias that affects screening programs)? a. Observation bias b. Selection bias c. Recall bias d. Diagnosis bias 5. Which of the following is (are) the desirable characteristics of a screening test? a. Reliability b. Validity c. Yield d. All of the above 6. The probability of testing positive on a screening test given the disease is present is called a. Sensitivity b. Specificity
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