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Risk Factors for Contracting Communicable Diseases

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Which of the following is the BEST definition of a communicable disease?

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1. Which of the following individuals would be LEAST at risk for contracting a communicable disease?

2. Which of the following is one of the most common ways you can contract a communicable disease?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Evaluate your knowledge of contraction of communicable diseases with this quiz and printable worksheet. Practice questions ask about an individual's risk for contraction, different risk factors, and ways that diseases are contracted.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz addresses the following topics:

  • Definition of communicable disease
  • Individual's risk for contraction
  • Risk factors for contraction
  • Ways to contract communicable diseases

Skills Practiced

You will demonstrate your skill in the following areas:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on contraction of communicable diseases
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding an individual's risk for contraction and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as communicable disease
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding risk factors for contraction

Additional Learning

Learn more about this subject through the accompanying lesson, entitled Risk Factors for Contracting Communicable Diseases. Some objectives of this lesson include:

  • Know the risk factors for contraction
  • Explain how risk factors differ in and out of the United States
  • Identify common examples of communicable diseases
  • Apply what you learn in this lesson to real life situations
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