PHA5161L Module 5 Practice quiz

Question 1 of 14

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Which of the following is NOT correct about health literacy?

Select one of the following:

  • it is the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decision

  • involves cultural influences on both the professional and the public

  • if one is literate, they are health literate

  • involves more than communication between physicians and their patients

Question 2 of 14

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Which of the following best describes literacy?

Select one of the following:

  • an individual can read and write, and communicate with other individuals

  • able to read on a high school level, and speak English

  • an individual's ability to read, write, and speak in English and compute and solve problems at levels

  • able to read and write on a college level, and speak some English

Question 3 of 14

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What percentage of high school graduates have limited health literacy?

Select one of the following:

  • 10%

  • 22%

  • 45%

  • 56%

Question 4 of 14

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Which of the following is a factor that affect health literacy in the public health system and professional practice?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Communication skills of public health professionals

  • Discrimination/prejudice

  • existing public health infrastructure

  • cultural and linguistic suitability of health info and services

Question 5 of 14

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What percentage of adults showed the highest proficiency level on literacy tasks?

Select one of the following:

  • 12%

  • 5%

  • 22%

  • 50%

Question 6 of 14

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What is the role of stakeholders?

Select one of the following:

  • improve communication

  • improve health status

  • increase public access to recommended preventive care

  • all of the above

Question 7 of 14

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Which of the following is a core functional area?

Select one of the following:

  • assurance

  • insurance

  • assignment

  • implementation

Question 8 of 14

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T/F: Barriers include securing resources, getting individuals with limited health literacy skills to advocate for themselves, and experiencing stigma and shame

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 9 of 14

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What are the most common barrier(s) for public health professionals?

Select one or more of the following:

  • use of technical or medical terminology

  • cultural competency

  • limited awareness of cultural differences

  • focusing on actions rather than information

Question 10 of 14

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What are strategies to improve health literacy?

Select one or more of the following:

  • use plain language

  • design messages that are participator and user-centered

  • use eye contact and hand movements

  • educate patients on common words

Question 11 of 14

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Which of following is not a potential partnership?

Select one of the following:

  • adult education centers

  • social service providers

  • local job training programs

  • local pharmacies

Question 12 of 14

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T/F: Media is the primary source of health information for many adults in the US.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 13 of 14

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Which of the following address health literacy needs?

Select one of the following:

  • forging partnerships

  • educating and empowering people

  • ensuring a competent public health workforce

  • all of the above

Question 14 of 14

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What are the 2 essential services in public health assessment?

Select one or more of the following:

  • inform, educate, empower

  • monitor health status to identify/solve problems

  • develop policies and plans to support health efforts

  • diagnosing and investigating health problems/hazards

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PHA5161L Module 5 Practice quiz

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