Public Health And Healthy People Quiz: Trivia!

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Public Health And Healthy People Quiz: Trivia! - Quiz

What is your opinion of public health and healthy people? Would you be willing to give this quiz a shot? Do you know what the ten leading indicators of health are? You will be expected to know all the parts of health care, why pharmacists are’ great people to promote public health, and what percentage of deaths in the United States are related to genetics and behaviors. Your health is everything, and you must take this quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Public health is a piece of the larger concept of "health." What are the parts of "health?"
    • A. 

      Delivery System

    • B. 

      Absence of dz or minimization of the effects of dz

    • C. 

      Ability to function as desired (physical, mental, and social)

  • 2. 
    In 2002 the IOM published "The Future of the Public's Health in the 21st Century."  They expressed concerns that were realized with ____________.  Such as lack of training, communication issues, and the need for shelter.
    • A. 

      The economic crisis

    • B. 

      Katrina

    • C. 

      The increased job loss in the US

    • D. 

      9/11

  • 3. 
    Healthy people 2010 is one of the most visible efforts on health promotion and disease provention.  It contains 467 objectives in 28 focus areas.  It is designed to increase quality and years of life and eliminate disparities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Why are pharmacists great people to promote public health?
    • A. 

      Accessible and trusted

    • B. 

      Recommends 75% of self-care measures

    • C. 

      Medication experts

    • D. 

      See sick and healthy people

    • E. 

      Can provide Healthy People recommendations (flu shots, dz screening)

  • 5. 
    Healthy People 2010 has TWO overarching goals.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    70% of deaths in the US are linked to individual behaviors and genetics.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Objective 17-3 of Healthy People 2010 specifically includes pharmacists as part of the health care team that should routinely review with their patients aged 65 years and older and patients with chronic illnesses or disabilities.  This includes new and OTC medications.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    If we want to reduce the proportion of adults with high cholesterol first we have to identify patients, choose outcomes we wish to measure, and _____________.
    • A. 

      That's all

    • B. 

      Measure these outcomes on a continuing basis

    • C. 

      Measure these outcomes once

  • 9. 
    The 10 leading indicators of health (according to Healthy People 2010) include physical activity, overweight & obesity, tobacco use, substance abuse, injury & violence, mental health, immunization, and what other three indicators?
    • A. 

      Abstinence from sexual activity

    • B. 

      Environmental quality

    • C. 

      Responsible sexual behavior

    • D. 

      Access to health care

    • E. 

      Having supportive walking shoes

  • 10. 
    Our National Agenda for Healthy People 2010 is for health promotion and disease prevention. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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