Chapter 1 Shaping Your Health
Students who, for whatever reason, are pursuing undergraduate work at an age other than the
18-24 year-old student are referred to as
Chapter 16 Managing Your Fertility
Which of the following methods is NOT considered contraception?
birth control pills
Which of the following best describes the use effectiveness
Chapter 21 Accepting Dying and Death
The proportion of Americans who die in health care institutions is about _ percent.
How have advances in medical technology affected our definition of death?
Now that you have read the first chapter, complete the following Comprehensive Health Assessment. We strongly suggest
that you retake this assessment after you have completed your health course. Then compare your responses
Planning Your Funeral
In line with this chapters positive theme of the value of
personal death awareness, here is a funeral service assessment that we frequently give to our health classes. This
inventory can help you assess your react
Are you an environmentalist?
When asked, many people will say that they are an environmentalist, including political leaders who are widely
criticized for decisions perceived by others to be environmentally destructive. So what is an e
How well do you protect your safety?
This quiz will help you measure how well you manage
your personal safety. For each item, circle the number that
reflects the frequency with which you do the safety activity.
Then, add up your indivi
Are you a skilled health care consumer?
Circle the selection that best describes your practice. Then
total your points for an interpretation of your health consumer skills.
Most of the time
All of the time
How compatible are you?
This quiz will help test how compatible you and your
partners personalities are. You should each rate the truth
of these 20 statements based on the following scale. Circle
the number that reflects your feelings.
Which birth control method is best for you?
To assess which birth control method would be best for
you, answer the following questions, and check the interpretation section.
Need a contraceptive right away?
Sexual Attitudes: A Matter of Feelings
Respond to each of the following statements by selecting
the numbered response (15) that most accurately reflects
your feelings. Circle the number of your selection. At the
end of the questionnair
Are you at risk for skin, breast, or cervical cancer?
Some people may have more than an average risk of developing particular types of cancer. These people can be
identified by certain risk factors.
This simple self-testing method is a
What is your risk of contracting a sexually transmitted disease?
A variety of factors interact to determine your risk of
contracting a sexually transmitted disease (STD). This
inventory is intended to provide you with an estimate of
A Simple Dependency Test: Your Relationship with Cigarettes
To nonsmokers it must seem that smokers would realize
the existence of their dependency on cigarettes; however,
such might not be the case. The following Hooked On
What is your risk for heart disease?
Coronary Disease Risk Prediction Score Sheet for Men Based on Total Cholesterol Level
For steps 16, determine the points for your characteristics and record these in the summary box (step 7). Using
Body love or body hate?
When you catch a glimpse of yourself in a mirror, do you
smile at what you see or grimace? The following quiz will
help you to assess your body self-esteem associated with
your appearance. Please answer using th
Are you feeding your feelings?
Sometimes people use food as a way of coping with their
emotions and problems. To identify how you might be using food as a coping strategy and what feelings you tend to
associate with eating, complete th
Are you troubled by someones drinking?
The following questions are designed to help you decide
whether you are affected by someones drinking and could
benefit from a program such as Al-Anon. Record your
number of yes and no responses o
Risk Assessment for Marijuana Dependence or Abuse
You may wonder if your use or a friends use of marijuana
fits the criteria for being at risk for developing marijuana
dependence or abuse. The following questions below may
help you dec
Do you eat mindfully or mindlessly?
Below is a collection of statements about your everyday experiences. Using the 16 scale, indicate how frequently or infrequently you currently have each experience. Answer according to what really re
Rate Your Plate
Take a closer look at yourself, your current food decisions,
and your lifestyle. Think about your typical eating pattern
and food decisions.
Usually = 2 points
Sometimes = 1 point
Never = 0 points
1. Theoretical effectiveness is a measure of contraceptions ability to prevent pregnancy. Use
effectiveness refers to the general publics results when using a specific method. Theoretical is always
2. Safety, effectiveness
1. Cardiovascular system has heart, blood, and blood vessels.
2. Average man has 5 quarts or blood in the circulatory session. Blood transports nutrients, oxygen,
wasted, hormones and enzymes. It regulates water content of body cel
1. Carbohydrates, fats, and proteins.
2. Fats provide the body with a short supply of energy and make us feel full. 20-35% of total calories
should come from fats with most of that percentage being split between polyunsaturated or
1. There is no direct correlation between living healthy lifestyles in young adulthood and then having
little to no health conditions later in their life.
2. The five developmental tasks are forming an initial adult identity, estab