16. With the percentage of the 65+ population greatest among White non-Hispanics in the 2000 Census, health planning needs would indicate
a. there is no need to increase manufacture of childhood immunizations.
b. cultural accommodations for other minority groups can be decreased.
c. planning needs for other segments of the population can be revised downwards.
d. this population will have greater demands on the health care system as they age.
17. Twelve percent of the population in 2000 was age 65 or over. Long-term implications for health for this group include
a. developing systems to provide health care only to those older citizens who remain healthy.
b. providing health care that is focused on gerontological needs.
c. providing health insurance for all age groups.
d. developing medications to prolong life at any cost.
18. A hurdle immigrants face coming to a new country is
a. rejecting their old customs in favor of new customs.
b. having their children learn the customs of the new country.
c. finding their own cultural group in the new country.
d. learning a new way of life that differs from their former way of life.
19. In 1970, the highest percentage of foreign-born legal permanent residents becoming citizens came from Europe. What is true today? The majority of foreign-born legal permanent residents are from
b. Mexico, China, and the Philippines.
d. South America.
20. Many people who come to the United States to live seek to get a “green card.” The green card
a. confers automatic U.S. citizenship.
b. legally restricts the holder from becoming a citizen.
c. defines the person as being in the country unlawfully.
d. allows the person legal permanent residency.
21. When seeking permanent U.S. citizenship, legal permanent residents take a naturalization exam that questions them on
a. knowing the Pledge of Allegiance.
b. being able to recite or sing the national anthem.
c. elements of the U.S. government.
d. the Congressional district they live in.
22. Among the very real concerns for all residents of the United States, citizens and legal permanent residents, is the rise in undocumented people entering the country. What impact is this having on health care?
a. Increased numbers of undocumented people are straining health care resources.
b. The rise in undocumented people is contributing to the rise in exotic and rare diseases in the country.
c. There is a concern that undocumented people will lead to bioterrorist attacks.
d. Health insurance is being given to all people in the country ensuring universal coverage.
23. One recognized deterrent to poverty is
a. the presence of two parents in a family structure.
b. not needing to have housing assistance.
c. not needing to utilize food stamps.
d. living in a household of a male income earner.
24. While income is not a restrictor for engaging in health-promoting behaviors, higher income improves them through
a. living in better housing.
b. membership in health clubs in suburban areas.
c. increasing opportunities through nutrition and access to facilities.
d. access to better jobs.
25. Many people and groups have provided definitions of health, but the most widely used definition is that from
c. Murray and Zenter.
d. WHO (World Health Organization
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