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Chapter 6. Health Disparities

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Which of the following are included in the Institute of Medicine’s definition of health care disparities?

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A. Clinical appropriateness

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B. Patient preferences

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C. The operation of health care systems

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D. The operation of legal and regulatory climates

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E. Discrimination: biases, stereotyping, and uncertainties

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F. B, D, and E

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G. C, D, and E

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H. B, C, D, and E

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I. All of the above

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By the year 2050, racial and ethnic minorities will comprise which percentage of the total U.S. population?

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A. 20.0%

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B. 47.5%

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C. 67.5%

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D. 87.5%

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All individuals are 99.0% to 99.5% identical at the DNA level.

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A. True

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B. False

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Which of the following is an example of an ethnic group?

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A. Native Americans/American Indians

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B. African Americans

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C. Hispanics/Latinos

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D. European Americans

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E. Hmong

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F. Ukrainians

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G. A, C, D, and E

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H. C, E, and F

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I. All of the above

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Which Directive of the Office of Management and Budget includes criteria to classify people into categories of race and ethnicity?

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A. Directive Number 15

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B. Directive Number 16

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C. Directive Number 17

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D. Directive Number 18

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Federal policies to reduce and eliminate differences in the burden of disease and medical care among population subgroups include

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A. the Minority Health and Health Disparities Research and Education Act of 2000 Public Law 106-525.

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B. specific provisions from the Affordable Care Act.

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C. the 2010 upgrade of the NIH National ...

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