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Ohio - PH 2000 - Study Guide - Final

School: Ohio University
Department: Public Health
Course: Intro to Public Health
Professor: Heather Harmon
Term: Summer 2015
Tags: Public Health
Name: Public Health final stuyd guide
Description: final exam study guide
Uploaded: 04/18/2016
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background image Public Health Final Study Guide Prevention levels Primary: trying to put off developing a disease in a period of time Secondary: early measures taken to quickly find and treat a disease Tertiary: rehabilitating the infected/injured Government in Public Health Why? To help protect people from other people Political controversies Social ecological approach to change Recognize issue Enter community  Organize a group of people Assess community Set goals Create plan Carry out plan Evaluate outcomes Infant, Child, & Adolescent health  Teen pregnancy
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More likely to drop out of school, not get married or get divorced, rely on 
public assistance, and live in poverty
o More likely to smoke during pregnancy and less likely to receive prenatal 
care
o Babies are more likely to die during first year; children will be more likely 
to become pregnant as a teen
o Teens more at risk for pregnancy complications Title X
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Part of public health service act 1970, helps provide funds to family 
planning for those who have too low of income
Gag rule
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1984, banned physicians and nurses that were in clinics and receiving 
federal funds from counseling patients about abortions
Unintended pregnancy
background image o Can result in late prenatal care, substance use, unsuitable weight gain, 
higher risk of poverty & having limited education.
o Family planning helps reduce unintended pregnancies o ½ of pregnancies in US are unintended, 40% of those end in abortion.  Child mortality
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Leading cause of child death is unintentional injuries. o Fire, burns, suffocation, vehicle injuries (no seatbelt) WIC program
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Provides nutritional and health related goods & services to pregnant, 
breastfeeding, & postpartum mothers (child up to one year)
Elders Aged: “state of being old” Aging: “change that occurs naturally with age” Gerontology: “study of biological, psychological, and social processes of 
aging and elderly”
Geriatrics: “branch of medicine concerning care of elderly” Many myths about the elderly are not accurate, the reality is:
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Many are active and well o Many still work o Many are still participating in the community (volunteer) There are significantly more elders today
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baby boomers are becoming elders Life expectancy has greatly increased over the years Labor force ratio: number of people actually working and those who are not Elder men are more likely to be married than elder women
o
Elder women 3x more likely to be widowed. Number of divorced elders are increasing (50% of married couples get 
divorced today)
More than a quarter of elders (not in nursing homes) live with another person
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Only 4% of elders live in nursing homes o 80% own their house, 20% rent More than ½ of elder population live in 11 states: CA, FL, NY, TX, PA, OH, IL,
MI, NC, NJ, GA
Elderly population growing more diverse
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2010: 80% white, 9% black, 7% Hispanic, 3% Asian o 9% of elders lived in poverty (2010) Sources of income:
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Social security o Assets o Private pensions

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School: Ohio University
Department: Public Health
Course: Intro to Public Health
Professor: Heather Harmon
Term: Summer 2015
Tags: Public Health
Name: Public Health final stuyd guide
Description: final exam study guide
Uploaded: 04/18/2016
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