Health Of The American Population?

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Health Of The American Population?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How does the American health rank amongst the rest of the world?
    • A. 

      29th

    • B. 

      20th

    • C. 

      2nd

    • D. 

      5th

  • 2. 
    How much of your adult life is based off of your first 1000 days of life?
    • A. 

      10%

    • B. 

      30%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      70%

  • 3. 
    How much does the U.S. spend per person on health care compared to the average of the other industrialized countries?
    • A. 

      Three quarters of the average (75%)

    • B. 

      The same (100%)

    • C. 

      One and a half times as much (150%)

    • D. 

      Two and a half times as much (250%)

  • 4. 
    The number of hospital beds (per 1,000 population) in the U.S. is lower than the average of other industrialized countries. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    There are fewer physicians per person in the U.S. than in most other OECD countries.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    How much of the population of adults in U.S. smokes cigarettes regularly?
    • A. 

      10.5%

    • B. 

      16.8%

    • C. 

      37.4%

    • D. 

      59.3%

  • 7. 
    The top 1% of American families own more wealth than the bottom:
    • A. 

      30% combined

    • B. 

      50% combined

    • C. 

      67% combined

    • D. 

      90% combined

  • 8. 
    Citizens of other countries have higher life expectancy than the U.S. because they:
    • A. 

      Eat better

    • B. 

      Have better universal health care

    • C. 

      Smoke less

    • D. 

      Are more egalitarian

  • 9. 
    Because of racism in the U.S. college educated African American’s have worse birth outcomes than uneducated white Americans.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    How much does the US spend on their healthcare as a percentage of their GNP?
    • A. 

      23%

    • B. 

      6%

    • C. 

      12%

    • D. 

      17%

  • 11. 
    Out of the 74 countries that make up the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development where does the US rank in stress levels? 1 being low stress, 74 being high stress.
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      36

    • C. 

      71

    • D. 

      54

  • 12. 
    How much of the worlds toy bill is in the US?
    • A. 

      25%

    • B. 

      12%

    • C. 

      35%

    • D. 

      58%

  • 13. 
    Which country below does not offer paid maternity leave? (select all that apply) 
    • A. 

      United States of America

    • B. 

      Lesotho

    • C. 

      Swaziland

    • D. 

      Papua New Guinea

  • 14. 
    Per 100,000 live births, what is the U.S.’s maternal mortality 
    • A. 

      14

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      49

    • D. 

      28

  • 15. 
    What is the most important determinant in one’s health status (life expectancy)?
    • A. 

      Income and social status

    • B. 

      Diet

    • C. 

      Lifestyle choices (i.e. smoking, exercising)

    • D. 

      Medical care and insurance

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