Hsa 535 Midterm

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Question 1
5 out of 5 points | | | The normal occurrence of a disease or condition common to persons within a localized area is known as a(n) ____.Answer | | | | | Selected Answer: | endemic | Correct Answer: | endemic | | | | |
Question 2
5 out of 5 points | | | A disease or condition that affects a greater than expected (normal) number of individuals within a population, community, or region at the same time is referred to as an ____.Answer | | | | | Selected Answer: | epidemic | Correct Answer: | epidemic | | | | |
Question 3
0 out of 5 points | | | HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, is currently a ____.Answer | | | | | Selected Answer: | modifiable risk
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sociation is consistent when results are repeated in studies in different settings using different methods | | | | |
Question 14
5 out of 5 points | | | While Austin Bradford Hill is well-known for his work in developing guidelines for establishing causality for studies of non-infectious diseases, his other contributions to the field of epidemiology and ____ are remarkable.Answer | | | | | Selected Answer: | statistics | Correct Answer: | statistics | | | | |
Question 15
5 out of 5 points | | | The number of new cases of disease in a specified time (usually one year) divided by the population “at-risk” to develop the disease is known as ____.Answer | | | | | Selected Answer: | incidence rate | Correct Answer: | incidence rate | | | | |
Question 16
5 out of 5 points | | | A person in the population or study group identified as having the particular disease, health disorder, or condition under investigation is known as a ____.Answer | | | | | Selected Answer: | case | Correct Answer: | case | | | | |
Question 17
5 out of 5 points | | | A proportion measured over a period of time is known as a ____.Answer | | | | | Selected Answer: | rate | Correct Answer: | rate | | | | |
Question 18
5 out of 5 points | | | A table in epidemiology that arranges numbers to allow the comparison of exposure and outcome is called a ____ table.Answer | | |

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