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Impact of Age, Sex & Cause Structure on Mortality Levels

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What is the mortality shift?

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1. In terms of age, which segment of the population has seen the most dramatic reduction in mortality rates?

2. Which one of these was not a social factor that impacted male mortality more than female mortality?

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On this quiz and worksheet, we've included multiple-choice questions designed to test your understanding of the impact of cause structure, age and sex on mortality levels. Just a few of the topics included here are the population segment that has seen the most dramatic reduction in mortality rates by age and one of the most significant factors related to changes in female mortality rates.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take this quiz to see if you know:

  • The definition of mortality shift
  • Which segment of the population has seen the most dramatic reduction in mortality rates in terms of age
  • The social factors that impacted male mortality more than female mortality
  • One of the most significant factors related to changes in female mortality rates
  • What an epidemiological transition is

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  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about social factors that impacted male mortality more than female mortality
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding what a mortality shift is and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about the impact of age, cause structure and sex on mortality rates

Additional Learning

Take a look at our informative lesson called Impact of Age, Sex & Cause Structure on Mortality Levels if you'd like to learn more about this subject. When you review this lesson, you'll learn how to:

  • Identify an age group that has not seen much change in mortality rate through the years
  • Detail the biggest health concerns for men and women in the 1850s
  • Explain why infection stopped being the most common cause of death in the late 19th-century
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