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-------- is the health of women of childbearing age from pre-pregnancy through pregnancy, labor and delivery, the postpartum period and the health of the child prior to birth through adolescence
maternal, infant and child health
maternal, infant, and child health focuses on the health of women from?
child bearing age and that of the child through adolescences
there are several precursors to high rates of maternal, infant, and child mortality name 4 of those precursors.
unintended pregnancy, lack of prenatal care, maternal drug use, poverty
for adolescents and young adults most deaths stem from ----------- rather than disease--------
the homicide and suicide rate among adolescents and young adults are up what percentage in the last 50 years
adolescents and young adults account for nearly ------- of all STIs in the U.S
in your notes there are 7 health behaviors and life style choices of high school students that impact their health. provide 4
-alcohol and other drugs
adults in the U.S make up mor than....
half of the U.S population
the most significant risk factors for chronic disease among U.S. adults are:
smoking, lack of exercise, BMI, alcohol
in the U.S adult mortality is mostly a result of----
elderly people represent ------- of the U.S population
12.8 %, 1 in every 8 americans
prejudice and discrimination against the aged
the ------ is the fastest segment of the older population in the U.S
elder women are ------- more likely to be widowed than men
------- of elders pay more for housing than they can afford
there are 5 diseases that are responsible for 2/3s of elder death what are those diseases?
chronic lower respiratory
there are significant disparities in infant mortality rates among black and white americans, in fact the black american death rate is --------- times that of white americans
the single most influential contributor to premature morbidity and mortality is.......
•A set of congruent behaviors, attitudes, and policies that come together in a system,
agency, or among professionals, that enables effective work in cross-cultural
•Culture is vital in how community health professionals deliver services and how
community members respond to programs and interventions