U.S. Health Services & Policy Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the difference in life expectancy in women compared to men in the US?

Question 2 2. What biological difference could end up causing health inequalities between genders?

Question 3 3. Gender inequalities in the health care system is largely due to what?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is a solution to a language-based barrier to effective healthcare services?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is a solution to a physical barrier to effective healthcare services?

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Question 6 6.

An immigrant to a new country may face which of the follow barriers to effective health care services?

I. Language

II. Cultural

III. Physical

Question 7 7. How often is the Healthy People initiative updated?

Question 8 8. Which of the following information is found under each objective?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is NOT one of the broader goals of Healthy People 2020?

Question 10 10. Organ donation is often discussed

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Question 11 11. Childhood vaccinations are a debated topic because

Question 12 12. Social issues in healthcare are influenced by all of these answers EXCEPT

Question 13 13. A virus was transmitted from Bob to Julie. What is this called?

Question 14 14. Why is a tornado considered a physical hazard?

Question 15 15. What is a biological hazard?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following statements is NOT true of health and healthcare disparities?

Question 17 17. Which of the following health differences is NOT a disparity?

Question 18 18. All of the following statements are examples of disparities. Which of these disparities is a healthcare disparity?

Question 19 19. Healthcare organizations that have benefited from information technology include which of the following?

Question 20 20. Healthcare informatics is:

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Question 21 21. What is information technology?

Question 22 22. Access to neighborhood sidewalks is an example of which of the following health determinants?

Question 23 23. Studies show that individuals who experience racial discrimination are more likely to develop stress-related health issues. Racial discrimination is an example of which of the following health determinants?

Question 24 24. Which of the following factors is NOT an example of biological and genetic determinants of health?

Question 25 25. Chronic is _____, while acute is _____.

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Question 26 26. Stacey has made the decision to drink eight, 8-ounce glasses of water each day and to eat a fruit or vegetable at every meal. This is an example of a _____.

Question 27 27. The process of enabling people to increase control over their health and its determinants and thereby improve their health is known as:

Question 28 28. What are women more likely to seek medical attention for?

Question 29 29.

How can resource-based barriers to effective healthcare be resolved?

I. Through financial assistance

II. Through donations of supplies by charities

III. Through foreign governmental aid

Question 30 30. Approximately _____ objectives have been identified for Healthy People 2020.

U.S. Health Services & Policy Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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