Epidemiology: Decoding The Science Of Public Health (PUBH – 6035 – 2) Module 1 Quiz

Question 1

Epidemiology involves studying infectious communicable disease, not events like injury, obesity, mental health disorders, and seat belt use.

[removed]True
[removed]False
1.6 points
Question 2

The Framingham study was a:

[removed]
a.
Retrospective cohort study.

[removed]
b.
Case-control study.

[removed]
c.
Cross-sectional study.

[removed]
d.
Prospective cohort study.

1.7 points
Question 3

Epidemiology includes the study of:

[removed]
a.
Human behavior

[removed]
b.
Accidents

[removed]
c.
Disease

[removed]
d.
All of the above

[removed]
e.
None of the above

1.7 points
Question 4

The definition of epidemiology involves all of the following EXCEPT:

[removed]
a.
Identification of determinants

[removed]
b.
Measuring the distribution of disease

[removed]
c.
Individuals

[removed]
d.
Application

[removed]
e.
The definition includes all of the above

1.7 points
Question 5

Who evaluated the Bills of Mortality?

[removed]
a.
William Farr

[removed]
b.
John Graunt

[removed]
c.
Hippocrates

[removed]
d.
George Soper

1.7 points
Question 6

Who helped to establish the germ theory of disease?

[removed]
a.
James Lind

[removed]
b.
John Snow

[removed]
c.
Louis Pasteur

[removed]
d.
Florence Nightingale

1.7 points
Question 7

Who showed that poor diet could result in scurvy?

[removed]
a.
James Lind

[removed]
b.
John Snow

[removed]
c.
Louis Pasteur

[removed]
d.
Florence Nightingale

1.7 points
Question 8

The web of causation includes host and environmental determinants.

[removed]True
[removed]False
1.6 points
Question 9

A cause of disease is an event, condition, or characteristic that preceded the disease and without which the disease would either not have occurred or would have occurred later.

[removed]True
[removed]False
1.6 points
Question 10

Which sequence below represents the chronological evolution of disease causation approaches in epidemiology (from oldest to newest)?

[removed]
a.
Web of causation -> Germ theory -> Body humor imbalance-> Ecosocial framework

[removed]
b.
Germ theory -> Body humor imbalance -> Ecosocial framework -> Web of causation

[removed]
c.
Body humor imbalance -> Germ theory -> Web of causation -> Ecosocial framework

[removed]
d.
Body humor imbalance -> Web of causation -> Ecosocial framework -> Germ theory

1.7 points
Question 11

Which of the following are essential attributes of causes (choose all that apply)?

[removed]
a.
Time order

[removed]
b.
Environmental factors

[removed]
c.
Association

[removed]
d.
Direction

1.7 points
Question 12

How much of the increase in U.S. life expectancy since the 20th century can be attributed to public health improvements?

[removed]
a.
25%

[removed]
b.
57%

[removed]
c.
83%

[removed]
d.
75%

1.7 points
Question 13

The purpose of disease surveillance is to monitor aspects of dsease occurrence that are pertinent to effective control.

[removed]True
[removed]False
1.6 points
Question 14

John Snow used mortality data developed by William Farr to test a hypothesis that cholera was spread by contaminated water.

[removed]True
[removed]False
1.6 points
Question 15

Which of the following innovations did The Streptomycin Tuberulosis Trial employ (choose all that apply)?

[removed]
a.
Consideration of the ethical issues involved

[removed]
b.
Randomization to treatment and control groups

[removed]
c.
Masking the investigators

[removed]
d.
Restrictions on eligibility of patients

 
Do you need a similar assignment done for you from scratch? We have qualified writers to help you. We assure you an A+ quality paper that is free from plagiarism. Order now for an Amazing Discount!Use Discount Code “Newclient” for a 15% Discount!NB: We do not resell papers. Upon ordering, we do an original paper exclusively for you.

 

“#“”

Essay Writing Service