HLTH QUIZ 1

“A health professional who investigates patterns and causes of disease and injury in humans and works to reduce negative health outcomes?”
Epidemiologists
Differences in health status between people that are driven by social or demographic factors:
Health disparities
Which IS NOT one of the steps of the scientific method?
Assuring the trials are not double-blinded
By 2023, unhealthy lifestyles are projected to result in a 42 percent increase in chronic disease adding $4.2 trillion in treatment costs and lost economic output.
True
A chart showing the total number of overweight or obese Americans each year over the past 20 years would express the ________________________ of obesity.
prevelance
Which is not one of the typical categories used to study health disparities?
age-based
It is estimated that health care spending will account for ___________ of the U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by the year 2021.
1/5th
A chart which shows the yearly increase in the number of new cases of an STI would indicate:
morbidity incidence
Data which describe the health characteristics of a population such as infant mortality rate and average life expectancy are called:
health indicators
The primary reason behind the upward trend in health spending in the U.S. is:
health care prices
What percent of college students report that they felt overwhelmed by all they had to do anytime in the last 12 months?
85.2
Body composition is the primary component of physical fitness.
false
Which is not one of the health-related components of physical fitness?
coordination
The neuromuscular skill of using the senses and multiple body movements in unison is:
coordination
The capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services to make appropriate health decisions is known as:
health literacy
Which fitness related component is considered a health related component for specific populations, like the elderly?
balance
After years of growth, health care costs in the U.S. have finally leveled off.
false
Average life expectancy for Americans
78.7
Moderate physical activity of 75 minutes per week is effective in reducing numerous health risks and increasing longevity.
false
A healthy body fat percentage for women is approximately:
23