Pre-Test Chapter 2 ed17
1. "Under central planning, some group has to decide how to get the necessary inputs produced in the right amounts and delivered to the right places at the right time. This is a nearly impossible task without markets and profits."
Design and Statistical Topics of Descriptive
Calculating Crude Rates
Crude Birth Rate
o # of LIVE BIRTHS during time period / Total population at midpoint of time period x 100,000
o 2009 Crude U.S. Birth Rate
4,131,019 births/299,349,203 PA
What is Health?
The absence of illness & presence of well-being
6 Dimensions of Health
Human body functions properly (activities of daily living)
Thinking clearly reasoning objectively and acting
A type of epidemiologic study that tests one or more predetermined
hypotheses about associations between exposure and outcome variables.
These studies make use of a comparison group.
The amount of absolute risk of a he
Studied occupational diseases
Found intervention to prevent scurvy
PUBH 3001 Introduction to Public Health
A study was undertaken to evaluate the exposure of smoking among 200 patients with coronary heart
disease and 400 persons treate
1. The U.S. Supreme court case, Jacobson vs Massachusetts (1905), determined that.
A. health care providers cannot restrict services to persons unable to pay for their
B. police powers of the state include the right to require vaccinations and
1. Which of the following is an example of the public health approach to disease
A. providing medication to persons diagnosed with high blood pressure
B. training physicians to deliver babies
C. vaccinating young children for measles.
2. A genuin
1. The U.S. Supreme court case, Jacobson vs Massachusetts (1905), determined .
This interpretation allows for an array of federal, state and local public
health activities that are considered necessary to assuring
Upheld the auth
PUBH 1001 Introduction to Public Health
EXAM #2, December 3, 2013
Next Tuesdays exam will consist of 50 multiple-choice questions. For every question, there is one BEST answer (i.e.,
more than one answer mi