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Things to decrease SIDS

Laying baby on side or back

Is a teenager at greater risk for pregnancy complications than an older mother?


Approximately what percentage of pregnancies in the U.S. are unintended?


What is the leading cause of mortality in children?

Unintentional injury

Approximately what percentage of teenaged girls gets pregnant at least once before the age of 20?


Abortions are mostly performed on

Unwed mothers

What is the primary unit that children and infants are nurtured and supported?


Title X serves ________ in family planning clinics

Predominately poor

What is the age range to classify adolescents and youth?


Death rates in adolescents and young adults have ______in recent decades


__________ American H.S. Students are more likely to use cigarettes


Examples of primary prevention for adults to help reduce cancer and cardiovascular disease are:

Exercise and nutrition programs

The greatest risk for injuries in adults involve:

Motor vehicles

The #1 cause of death in the adult age group is:


Homicide and suicide rates in adolescents and young adults have __________ in the last 50 years


Adolescent and young adulthood is critical in life health wise because?

Many beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors are adopted and consolidated

What percentage of adults with hypertension are unaware that they have it?


Nearly half of all new STD cases are acquired in the _____ age group


Elder women or men are more likely to live alone?


What age group are the heaviest users of health care services?


What are the primary impairments affecting elders?

Sensory, physical, and memory

In the U.S. What age is considered senior citizen?


The largest income for seniors comes from what?

Social security

What are the leading causes of death for elders?

Heart disease, cancer, and CLRD (chronic lower respiratory disease)

What are examples of instrumental tasks?

Housekeeping, transportation, and assistance with business affairs

What are examples of daily living tasks?

Eating, bathing, and toileting

Immigrants are individuals who migrate from one country to another for?

Permanent residence

Today, most Americans are referred to as?

White Non-Hispanic

What factor is considered to be the most influential single contributor to premature morbidity and mortality?

Socioeconomic status

What are the 3 kinds of power associated with empowerment?

Social, political, and psychological.

What minority group has the lowest high school completion rate?


Many cultural traits in black Americans can be traced back to what time period in the U.S.?


Infant mortality data within the US are characterized by a disparity among:

Racial and ethnically minorities

The largest minority group in the U.S. is

Hispanic Americans

Asian Americans are more likely than white Americans to earn:

A college degree

Pacific Islanders refers to people from:

Hawaii, Guam, and Samoa

Since the 1950s the number of resident patients in state and county mental hospitals has:


Since the 1950s the number of resident patients in state and county mental hospitals has:


About __________ of all adults who are homeless have substance use disorders


People with _________ mental health are able to function under adversity, adapt to changes around them, and curb hate and guilt


___________ are health conditions that are characterized by alteration in thinking, mood, or behavior associated with distress and/or impaired functioning

Mental disorders

The name of the treatment of mental disorders through verbal communication


What type of drugs were the main force in expediting deinstitutionalization?


In the U.S., how many adults experience homelessness over the course of a year?

Over 2 million

How many prison and jail inmates have mental health problems?

More than half

What book is the most influential in mental health?

The Diagnostic Statistical Manual of Health Disorders 4th ed.

_________ of people diagnosed with mental disorders receive treatment

Only about 1/3

What is the nations number one community health problem?

The abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs

How many drinks for a man is considered binge drinking?

5 or more drinks in a row

What type of drug is cocaine?


Drug abuse education is focused on the prevention of what?

Drug abuse

What is the most illicit drug in the U.S.?


_______ has been found to increase one's risk for various types of unintentional injuries including drowning, falls, and fires.


What is the most popular club drug?


Rohpnol or GHB is known as the _______ drug

Date Rape

Where is the DARE program implemented?


The DEA is the lead agency in what?

The war on drugs

The smallest amount of federal drug control budget is spent on _________


The goals of drug abuse education and treatment are the same:

To reduce the demand for drugs

The inappropriate use of legally purchased drugs is:

Drug misuse