What Do You Know About Health Economics? Quiz

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Health economics is mostly related to ensuring that there are efficiency and effectiveness in the health care industry. This branch of economics is very profitable, and many students are majoring in it. Do you wish to refresh your knowledge of this study? Take up the quiz below and get to do just that. All the best and share it with your classmates!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    All of the following are health determinants except one:
    • A. 

      Environment

    • B. 

      Social

    • C. 

      Care

    • D. 

      Biology

  • 2. 
    In the early part of the 20th century the leading causes of death were:
    • A. 

      Chronic disease

    • B. 

      Tuberculosis

    • C. 

      HIV

    • D. 

      Cholera

  • 3. 
    According to W.H.O data the most leading cause to death is 
    • A. 

      Pulmonary diseases

    • B. 

      Cancer

    • C. 

      Diabetes

    • D. 

      Cardiovascular diseases

  • 4. 
    Men and women may suffer from the same diseases at the same ages
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 5. 
    Daily living conditions include all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Fair employment and decent work

    • B. 

      Healthy working conditions

    • C. 

      Access to healthcare

    • D. 

      Fair employment and decent work

  • 6. 
    In 2005 reports revealed that the mortality rates was:
    • A. 

      4 times greater for those less educated

    • B. 

      3 times greater for those less educated

    • C. 

      4 times less for those less educated

    • D. 

      3 times less for those less educated

  • 7. 
    Which one of these definitions is systemic and avoidable:
    • A. 

      Health Disparities

    • B. 

      Health Inequities

    • C. 

      Health equity

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Morbidity and mortality are differences between:
    • A. 

      Healthcare equality and healthcare disparity

    • B. 

      Healthcare inequality and healthcare equality

    • C. 

      Healthcare inequality and healthcare disparity

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    The higher the socioeconomic position the more health is affected by the social determinants of health.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Social determinants are essential causes of disease
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Profound improvements in health status have occurred in industrialized nations since
    • A. 

      1900

    • B. 

      20th century

    • C. 

      21st century

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    Increased exercise has been responsible for improved longevity
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 13. 
    Disparities in access to health care includes all of the following except
    • A. 

      Lack of insurance coverage

    • B. 

      Lack of a regular source of care

    • C. 

      Lack of financial resources

    • D. 

      All of the following are correct

  • 14. 
    The more educated person is likely to have lower morbidity of
    • A. 

      Acute diseases

    • B. 

      Chronic diseases

    • C. 

      Infectious diseases

    • D. 

      A+c

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    Pregnancy and childbirth can affect morbidity and mortality rates 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Discrimination and low status at all stages in the life cycle doesn't affect women’s contribution to the health
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 17. 
    The source of health beliefs and behaviors
    • A. 

      Marrige

    • B. 

      School

    • C. 

      Family

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    Which organization is responsible with dealing with cases of violence against women and children
    • A. 

      W.H.O

    • B. 

      UN

    • C. 

      The Family Protection Department

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    A cold home increases the risk of all of the following except
    • A. 

      Cardiovascular diseases

    • B. 

      Respiratory diseases

    • C. 

      Rheumatoid diseases

    • D. 

      H.I.V

  • 20. 
    Overcrowding increases the risk of: 
    • A. 

      Meningitis

    • B. 

      Migraines

    • C. 

      Diabetes

    • D. 

      A+b

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