Public Health vs. Medicine: Differences & Similarities

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Which of the following statements about the field of medicine is TRUE?

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1. Which of the following statements about disease prevalence is FALSE?

2. Which of the following is a behavioral determinant of health?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You're probably familiar with the medical field, but what is the role of public health in our society? You will be tested on facts about the medical field, disease prevalence and health determinants.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz asks you to:

  • Point out the type of disease prevention strategy that statewide smoking bans are an example of
  • Name a behavioral determinant of health
  • Identify a fact about the field of medicine

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about a study regarding health in high-crime neighborhoods and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about disease prevalence
  • Information recall - access the understanding you've gained about a disease prevention strategy

Additional Learning

Find out more about this subject by reading the lesson named Public Health vs. Medicine: Differences & Similarities. This lesson covers:

  • Disease incidence
  • Examples of genetic determinants of health
  • The primary focus of public health
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