Families and Health Test 1

The Shattuck report marked the beginning of the:
Modern era of public health
The first interaction of Healthy People was released during:
the period of health promotion
The goal of the Hill-Burton Act in 1964 was to enhance the quality of:
The first professional preparation program for health educators began during which period of the 20th century?
Community health concern of the 21st century include:
lifestyles diseases, environmental problems, health care delivery
Eating wisely, wearing a safety belt, and visiting a physician are examples of :
personal health activities
Communicable diseases remain a concern in the 21st century because they are the primary cause for:
days missed from work and school
The beginning of government’s major involvement in social issues, including health was marked by the:
Social Security Act of 1935
“The people of the city of Columbus,” “seniors in the church,” and “those on welfare” are examples of:
The power to arrest someone who refuses to undergo treatment for a communicable disease lies with
a local health officer
An example of a quasi-governemtn health organization is
the National Science Foundation
The potential for school health programs to make a significant contribution to community health is enormous because:
school attendance is required throughout the United States
Which agency maintains records, analyzes disease trends, and publishes epidemiological reports on all types of diseases?
The mission of professional health organizations is to:
Promote high standards of professional practice for their specific profession
Agencies that are funded primarily through tax dollars are referred to as
governmental agencies
The largest and most visible international health agency is the
World health Organization
Raising money to fun their programs, providing education, providing services those affected, and advocacy are the basic objectives of
voluntary health agencies
The Secretary of Health and Human Services is
Appointed by the President
The book, published annually, that is the standard summary or statistics on the social political, and economic organization of the United States is:
the Statistical Abstract of the United States
An outbreak of disease over a wide geographic region is
the number of events that occur in a given population in a given period of tie is:
Morbidity rates measure:
A probability statement about the association between a particular disease and specific risk factor is:
an odds ratio
When using criteria of causation, the criterion that addresses the issue of whether the association been reported in a variety of people, exposed in a variety of seeing, and can have a repeatable results by other researchers is:
Studies that seek to describe the extent of disease in regard to person, time, and place are:
descriptive studies
Epidemiology is sometimes referred to as:
population medicine
A study that seeks to compare those diagnosed with a disease with those who do not have the disease for prior exposure to specific risk factors is a:
case/control study
Osteoarthritis and diabetes are examples of:
chronic noncommunicable diseases
Health education and health promotion programs are examples of:
primary prevention
Communities implementing case-finding measures and providing adequate health personal, equipment, and facilities for the community are examples of:
Secondary prevention of noncommunicable diseases
To retrain, reeducate, and rehabilitate a patient who has already incurred a disability is a:
Tertiary prevention
When prioritizing prevention and control efforts, health officials use data from:
leading causes of death, years of potential life lost, economic cost to society
Adequate food supply and getting regular exercise are examples of:
Primary prevention of noncommunicable diseases
Health screenings are important measures in:
secondary prevention
A pathogenic agen enters a susceptible host through a:
a portal of entry
Appendicitis and poisoning are examples of
acute noncommunicable diseases
a process by which an intervention is planned to help meet the needs of a priority population is:
program planning
Program goals:
are more encompassing than objectives
Relationships and structures within a community that promote cooperation for mutual benefit describes:
social capital
When mapping community capacity, the least accessible assets are:
potential building blocks
The means by which structure and organization are given to the planning process are:
planning models
an example of a community gatekeeper is:
politician, teacher, member of clergy
The final steps in community organizing/building include:
looping back
The process of collecting and analyzing information to develop an understanding of the issues, resources, and constraints of the priority population to better develop a health promotion program is:
a needs assessment
A temporary group that is brought together for dealing with a specific problems is a
Most school-based health centers operating today are in:
urban areas
The part of the health curriculum that outlines what will be taught is the:
Priority health content for a school health curriculum includes:
mental and emotional health, tobacco, personal health and wellness
Components of the Coordinated School Health Program include:
physical education, nutrition services, and health
Priority health content for a school health curricula includes:
healthy eating