Intro. to Health Ed. T/F (Ch. 8-10)

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All health agencies are governmental agencies.
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False
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Quasi-governmental health agencies receive funding from governmental sources.
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True
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The primary purpose of voluntary health agencies is to raise money.
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True
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Two levels of governmental health agencies are generally recognized.
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False
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The Indiana State Department of Health is considered a local health agency.
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False
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The Kiwanis Club is an example of a philanthropic foundation.
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False
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The Rockefeller Foundation is an example of a philanthropic organization.
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True
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The primary purpose of service and fraternal agencies is to enhance the health of the community.
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True
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The mission of a professional health organization is to assist government and quasi-governmental health agencies.
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False
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There exists only one professional organization for professional health education specialists.
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False
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In its current form, the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance is a professional organization made up of different independent associations.
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SHAPE America is considered the largest organization of professionals involved in physical education, physical activity, dance, school health and sport.
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The primary publication of the American Association for Health Education is the Journal of School Health.
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False
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One of the publications of the Society for Public Health Education, Inc. is Health Education and Behavior.
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True
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The primary publication of the American School Health Association is the Journal of School Health.
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True
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The Society for Health Education, Inc. is the largest professional organization for health education specialists.
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Members of the American School Association must be certified health education specialists.
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False
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The American Public Health Association is the largest professional organization for heath education specialists.
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False
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The primary publication of the American College Health Association is Health Education Research.
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False
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The American College Health Association has subgroups referred to as special interest groups (SIGs).
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False
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The organization whose mission is to protect and promote the health of youth by supporting coordinated school health programs as a foundation for school success is American Public Health Association.
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False
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The professional organization whose mission is to be the principle advocate for college health is the American College Health Association.
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True
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The primary focus of the American Academy of Health Behavior is research.
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True
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The organization to protect and promote the health of youth by supporting coordinated school health programs as a foundation for school success is the Society for Health Education, Inc.
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The only professional health organizations devoted exclusively to public health education and promotion is the Society for Public Health Education, Inc.
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False
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Eta Sigma Gamma is the only professional health organization whose main focus is on student members.
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False
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The mission of the American Academy of Health Behavior is to meet the needs of school health education specialists.
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False
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The Coalition of National Health Education Organizations, USA was created to provide a common voice for the various health organizations.
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To join any health professional organization all that is required is a membership application and payment of membership fees.
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False
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The Coalition of National Health Education Organizations is an organization for individuals who are employed in the clinical setting.
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The American Academy of Health Behavior is the only organization devoted primarily to students.
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The National Wellness Conference is open to anyone interested in health regardless of membership status.
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Encouraging collaborative research efforts is a goal of Eta Sigma Gamma.
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People today spend a great deal of time gathering information about health topics such as diet, exercise, and stress management.
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True
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Primary sources of information are published studies or eyewitness accounts written by the people who conducted the experiment or observed the event.
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True
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Secondary sources of information are published studies written by the people who conducted the experiment.
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False
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Open access journal is another term for popular press publications.
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False
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Popular press publications are almost always guaranteed to contain authentic and accurate information.
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Flase
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A clear description of the study’s design and location is important to note when critically reading a research article.
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True
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When evaluating the accuracy of non-research-based sources, the following statement is important to consider: New information is newsworthy but may not be valid.
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True
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Abstracts typically are two to three pages in length and provide a fairly detailed review of a research article.
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False
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Due to security concerns, the U.S. government is putting more Internet restrictions on the quantity of documents appearing online.
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False
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ScienceDirect is a CDC reference center.
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A refereed journal features material read by a panel of experts.
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True
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The full-text of a primary research article would most likely be found in a complete index.
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The CINAHL database focuses on nursing literature.
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True
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Methodology should always be a part of a research article.
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True
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Web addresses are known as URLs.
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True
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The Internet is a network of computers linked together around the world.
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True
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Ovid Health star contains citations of the published literature in health services, technology, administration, health policy, health economics and research.
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True
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In a research article, the methodology section describes the results of the study.
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False
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The Journal of School Health publishes articles of interest mainly to middle school and high school teachers.
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False
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Yahoo and Bing are examples of search engines.
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True
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On an organization’s homepage, any word or phrase that turns the cursor into a hand should indicate that the word is a link to another site.
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True
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Results and discussion are parts of nearly every research article.
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False
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The American Journal of Health Education is published by the American Public Health Association.
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Flase
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CINAHL is an electronic database primarily for nurses.
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True
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Mozilla Firefox is the name of a Web browser.
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True
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Secondary sources are often written by individuals who were eyewitnesses to an event.
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False
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An abstract is the part of a research article that is difficult to interpret.
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False
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the value of abstracts is that they allow the user to decide whether an article has information worth pursuing.
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True
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The World Wide Web is an interactive information delivery service that includes a repository of resources about almost any subject imaginable.
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True
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Indexes and abstracts are migrating to online or electronic formats due, in part, to the high cost of printing.
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True
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The Global Journal for Health Education and Promotion features articles on nearly every aspect of health education.
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True
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Documentation and facts are two areas to consider when evaluating a source on the Internet.
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False
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Some of the best information on research related to worksite health promotion can be found in the American Journal of Health Promotion.
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True
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Assessing the qualifications of the author is an important part of determining the accuracy of an article.
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True
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The statistical analysis of a research study is found in the methodology section of the article.
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False
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Indexes provide links to articles from many refereed journals, books and research reports.
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True
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Summaries are book volumes that include short abstracts of research studies that have appeared in other journals.
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Government publications include court decisions, congressional records, and information on critical health issues such as obesity.
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True
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Date of authorship or posting is a critical piece of information when evaluating Internet information
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True
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The increasing demand by the public for accurate health information has created added responsibility for the health education specialist.
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True
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Between the years 2010 and 2040, the population over 80 is expected to grow to equal approximately 20% of the total population.
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False
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Funding agencies are moving away from providing funds for specific health problems.
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Technology is expected to significantly impact the way health education is delivered in the future.
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True
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Currently more than 35% of children in the U.S. are living in poverty, having significant implications for health education.
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False
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The traditional family is becoming less and less common in America.
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True
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Health education specialists will need to develop new methods of reaching individuals, families, and communities as a result of changing family structure.
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True
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Increased access and use of technology is creating opportunities for health education specialists.
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True
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A politically moderate leaning citizen is one who desires more government programs to address social and economic problems.
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False

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