PHA5161L Module 5 Practice quiz

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PHA5161L Module 5 Practice quiz

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Question 1

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Which of the following is NOT correct about health literacy?
Answer
  • 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

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Which of the following best describes literacy?
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  • 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

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What percentage of high school graduates have limited health literacy?
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  • 10%
  • 22%
  • 45%
  • 56%

Question 4

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Which of the following is a factor that affect health literacy in the public health system and professional practice?
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  • Communication skills of public health professionals
  • Discrimination/prejudice
  • existing public health infrastructure
  • cultural and linguistic suitability of health info and services

Question 5

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What percentage of adults showed the highest proficiency level on literacy tasks?
Answer
  • 12%
  • 5%
  • 22%
  • 50%

Question 6

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What is the role of stakeholders?
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  • improve communication
  • improve health status
  • increase public access to recommended preventive care
  • all of the above

Question 7

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Which of the following is a core functional area?
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  • assurance
  • insurance
  • assignment
  • implementation

Question 8

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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
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 9

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What are the most common barrier(s) for public health professionals?
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  • use of technical or medical terminology
  • cultural competency
  • limited awareness of cultural differences
  • focusing on actions rather than information

Question 10

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What are strategies to improve health literacy?
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  • use plain language
  • design messages that are participator and user-centered
  • use eye contact and hand movements
  • educate patients on common words

Question 11

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Which of following is not a potential partnership?
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  • adult education centers
  • social service providers
  • local job training programs
  • local pharmacies

Question 12

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

Question 13

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Which of the following address health literacy needs?
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  • forging partnerships
  • educating and empowering people
  • ensuring a competent public health workforce
  • all of the above

Question 14

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What are the 2 essential services in public health assessment?
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  • 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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