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PUBHLTH 2 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Health Promotion, Measles, The Heart TruthExam


Department
Public Health
Course Code
PUBHLTH 2
Professor
Zuzana Bic
Study Guide
Final

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Austin Maldanado
Professor Bic
Public Health 2
True/False Questions
True/false
As a member in public health, natural disasters will be not be inevitable and it’s
the responsibility of individual civilians to take action to protect the community.
False
Public health is a term that all future epidemiologists, health care administrators,
and other public health leaders alike manifest in order to create a healthier and
better community.
true
The integrity of Public Health involves the connective effort to promote overall
health and wellness.
true
Healthy People 2000 listed public health goals and objectives for 38 states,
including Vermont
true
Legal counsels may move lower when intentions to better community health are
involved
false
With all emergencies, there is the problem of ambiguity(the quality of being open
to more than one interpretation) which demands for knowledge on alternative
solutions and its possible consequences.
true
You know if you have succeeded in promoting public health by looking at results,
outcomes, real information about public health priorities and comparative data to
national results.
true
The MMR vaccine stands for Measles, Mumps and Rubella.
true
It is a simple task to get a law passed in public health, especially one that is
simple, focused and urgent.
false
Population analysis as well as epidemiological understanding can determine the
health action needed.

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true
The successful improvement and promotion of Vermont public health depended
on developing a list of unlimited public health priority areas, goals and objectives.
false
There is currently no vaccine to protect against meningococcal disease.
false
In all states, public health has autonomous county and local health departments.
false
Autonomous county or local health departments allow easier coordination of
efforts around the state through local public health offices.
false
You know that you have gained credibility when you have been asked to do less
work by your supervisor who would like to reward you for your contribution.
false
One of the key measures of success in public health is how quickly the problem or
threat is addressed
false
People who reported they were unable to work or were unemployed had lower
healthy sleep duration.
True (stress)
Dr. James Prochaska was believed to be one of the founders of the
Transtheoretical Model.
True
Communication does not play a critical role in encouraging vaccinations in
voluntary vaccine programs.
false
Pre-Contemplation is NOT one of the stages of the Transtheoretical Model of
Behavior Change.
false

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Sleeping less than seven hours per night is NOT associated with increased risk for
obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, coronary heart disease, stroke, frequent
mental distress, and all-cause mortality.
False
True/false
A sporadic case means a disease that is inherited by genes in the family, but its
onset occurs in random generations.
false
Although government officials, health care professionals, nonprofit workers, and
public health workers can have different opinions, the goal to reduce disease is the
most important bond to keep the mission together.
true
Testifying in front of the Senate finance committee about a bill that would allow
wine tasting in convenience stores and its potential negative impact on
participants is a public health issue.
true
It is not uncommon for citizen legislature to include nurses, farmers, self-
employed business owners, public health workers, attorneys, teachers and
community members.
true
The role of public health includes speaking to health committees, agricultural
committees, education committees and finance committees.
true
In balancing short-term and long-term needs, always call the CDC when a public
health problem arises.
false
Often in public health, issues are minuscule and solutions are simple.
false
The 10-minute rule is the concept that you should: "Know your boss. Know
yourself. Know your organization."
true
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