Epidemiology of Communicable & Noncommunicable Diseases


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Which of these is NOT communicable?

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1. Which of these is a NOT vector?

2. What is the definition of a communicable disease?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz is designed to test you on the most important facts related to communicable and non-communicable diseases. You'll be asked to determine the meaning of each of these terms in this quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These quiz questions will ask you to:

  • Choose a true statement about diseases
  • Identify a disease that isn't communicable
  • Understand what is and what's not considered a vector

Skills Practiced

This quiz will help you apply the following skills:

  • Distinguishing differences - be able to tell the difference between what's true and what's false about communicable and non-communicable diseases
  • Information recall - access information you've gained regarding vectors
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define communicable and non-communicable diseases

Additional Learning

To gain a deeper understanding of this subject, watch the related lesson called Epidemiology of Communicable & Noncommunicable Diseases. This lesson will help you:

  • Define epidemiology
  • Understand the specifics of what epidemiologists study
  • Learn what doctors advise patients to do to decrease the risk of getting a non-communicable disease
  • Become familiar with examples of communicable and non-communicable diseases