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Chapter 6. Health Disparities

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

A. Clinical appropriateness

B. Patient preferences

C. The operation of health care systems

D. The operation of legal and regulatory climates

E. Discrimination: biases, stereotyping, and uncertainties

F. B, D, and E

G. C, D, and E

H. B, C, D, and E

I. All of the above

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

A. 20.0%

B. 47.5%

C. 67.5%

D. 87.5%

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

A. True

B. False

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

A. Native Americans/American Indians

B. African Americans

C. Hispanics/Latinos

D. European Americans

E. Hmong

F. Ukrainians

G. A, C, D, and E

H. C, E, and F

I. All of the above

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

A. Directive Number 15

B. Directive Number 16

C. Directive Number 17

D. Directive Number 18

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

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

B. specific provisions from the Affordable Care Act.

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

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