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Sample Exam - Sample Exam Questions 1 Edwin Chadwick and William Farr are both well known contributors to which of the following a Increased hand

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Sample Exam Questions: 1. Edwin Chadwick and William Farr are both well known contributors to which of the following? a. Increased hand washing programs that dramatically reduced rates of puerperal fever in the mid-19 th Century. b. Their work in stopping plague outbreaks in London c. Their contribution to the development of vital records and recording of mortality record information. d. Their behavioral change strategies to reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS. 2. A major cause of maternal death in the Mid-19 th century was known as puerperal fever (fever of childbirth). A noted Austrian physician who demonstrated that used hand washing could dramatically reduce the frequency of disease was: a. Ignaz Semmelweis b. John Snow c. Edward Jenner d. William Farr 3. Which of the following factors are among those that are generally included as determinants of disease? a. Behavior, Infections, Genetics, Geography, Environment, Medical Care, Socio- economic-cultural b. Behavior, Institutions, Geology, Gerontology, Ethics, Medical Care, Society c. Behavioral Science, Astronomy, Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Sociology d. Bandwidth, Intensity, Geographic Information Systems, Genetics, Ecosystems, Mental Illness, Socialization 4. The commonly used evidence-based public health approach, known as the P.E.R.I Approach or the P.E.R.I. process. Asking what is/are the contributory cause(s) of a particular health outcome would likely fall into which part of the P.E.R.I. process? a. Problem b. Etiology 1
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c. Recommendations d. Implementation 2
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Table 1: Unknown Disease outbreak in Poplar County, Oklahoma, January–July, 2009* January February March April May June July Select Totals New cases 2 5 15 25 10 7 1 65 Total Ill** 2 6 20 40 35 30 24 Hospitalizatio ns 0 2 6 10 4 3 0 25 Deaths 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 3 *Population in 2009: 20,250 (Note: Assume as steady state population…if someone dies, someone is born to replace them) **Number also includes newly diagnosed individuals for that particular month. 5. What is the incidence of disease for June, 2009? a. 7/20,250 during June, 2009 b. 30/20,250 during June, 2009 c. 7/65 during June, 2009 d. 65/20,250 during 2009 6. What is the case fatality rate for March, 2009? a. 1/10 during March, 2009 b. 1/40 during March, 2009 c. 1/25 during March, 2009 d. 1/20 during March, 2009 7. What is the prevalence of disease in July, 2009? a. 24/26 b. 24/20,250 c. 1/20,250 d. 65/20,250 8. What is the incidence of disease for January–July 2009? a.
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This note was uploaded on 01/25/2012 for the course PBH 317 taught by Professor Richardtaylor during the Spring '11 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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Sample Exam - Sample Exam Questions 1 Edwin Chadwick and William Farr are both well known contributors to which of the following a Increased hand

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