1Health 130: Midterm Study Guide
To do well on the midterm, make certain you have read the assigned chapters and that
you are familiar with the lecture material. Below are a list of study questions that
should help as well. The exam will consist of multiple choice items.
Define the mission and of public health and describe the three core
2. List and discuss the 10 essential services of public health.
3. Identify the 5 disciplines that comprise public health.
Define the following terms: population-base, evidence-based, primary,
secondary and tertiary prevention, market justice, social justice, police
powers, epidemic, case control study, cohort study, incidence, prevalence,
randomized double-blind clinical trial, relative risk, odds ratio, prospective,
retrospective, confounding variable, antibiotic resistance, HIV, Monkey pox,
Ebola hemorrhagic fever, hantavirus, West Nile virus, SARS, TB and prions,
5. Discuss factors associated with the re-emergence and emergence of new