Chapter_8 - Name Date 1 The decline in death rates for adolescents and young adults can be attributed to A advances in medicine B decline in

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Name: __________________________ Date: _____________ 1. The decline in death rates for adolescents and young adults can be attributed to: A) advances in medicine. B) decline in alcohol consumption. C) disease prevention. D) All of the above are correct. E) just A and C. 2. For young people overall, approximately three-fourths of all mortality can be attributed to all of the following except: A) infectious diseases. B) motor vehicle crashes. C) suicide. D) homicide. E) other unintentional injuries. 3. Which of the following is a risk factor for violent death? A) race B) gender C) socioeconomic status D) age E) All of the above are correct. 4. Teenagers and young adults are more likely than other age groups to: A) have multiple sex partners. B) engage in unprotected sex. C) choose sexual partners older than them. D) All of the above are correct. E) just A and B. Page 1
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5. Homicides and suicides are great concerns in which cohort(s)? A) infants B) children C) adolescents and young adults D) adults E) older adults 6. Which childhood disease made a resurgence in the late 1980s and impacted many adolescents and young adults? A) mumps B) measles C) whooping cough D) polio E) chicken pox 7. What is the estimated percentage of all new HIV infections occurring in the United States found in people under the age of 25? A) 60 B) 50 C) 40 D) 30 E) 20 8. Which of the following includes national school-based surveys, state and local-based surveys, and a national household-based survey? A) National Health Interview Survey B) National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey C) Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System D) DALYs E) All of the above are correct.
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9. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) initiated the youth Risk
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2012 for the course BI, HEALTH 251 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '12 term at MD University College.

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Chapter_8 - Name Date 1 The decline in death rates for adolescents and young adults can be attributed to A advances in medicine B decline in

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