Assessment For Community Oral Health Program Planning

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Question 1
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According to Healthy People 2020, congenitally missing teeth, cancer, and cleft lip are considered examples of which of the following determinants of health?

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A

Environmental

B

Biologic and genetic

C

Access to care

D

Individual behavior

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Question 2
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Changing perspectives of health in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries include all except which of the following?

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A

Changes in the professional ethos

B

Migration of populations

C

Shift in third-party reimbursement

D

Teledentistry

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Question 3
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Which of the following was established in 2005 to ensure that graduates from schools and programs of public health accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) have mastered the knowledge and skills relevant to contemporary public health?

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A

Council on Linkages between Academia and Public Health Practice

B

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

C

National Board of Public Health Examiners (NBPHE)

D

Centers for Public Health Preparedness

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Question 4
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Which of the following is one of the five core areas of knowledge in the national examination written by the National Board of Public Health Examiners (NBPHE)?

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Communication and informatics

B

Diversity and culture

C

Leadership

D

Health policy and management

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Question 5
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Which three core public health functions specified by the CDCP must health agencies and departments perform in order to protect health, wellness, and quality of life and prevent disease, injury, disability, and death?

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A

Partnerships, health issues, resources

B

Assessment, policy development, assurance

C

Public health policies, programs, practices

D

Health concerns, data, outcomes

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Question 6
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Epidemiology in public health has many uses EXCEPT which of the following?

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A
Evaluate a community topical fluoride application program.
B
Dental fee increases by zip code.
C
Describe the use of chewing gum among American Indians.
D
Predict morbidity.
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Question 7
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Which of the following is the regular and systematic collection, assemblage, analysis, and communication on the health of the community?

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A
Epidemiology
B
Assessment
C
The mandala of health
D
The planning cycle
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Question 8
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The "epidemiologic triangle" depicts disease as the outcome of the interactions among which of the following?

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A
Population, occurrences, and determinants
B
Population dynamics, place characteristics, and time
C
Host, agent, and environmental factors
D
Distribution, affected population, and determinants
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Question 9
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Which of the following is true of host factors when studying epidemiology?

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A
The host must be a person or animal; it cannot be a plant.
B
The vector is the host.
C
Host factors relate primarily to susceptibility and resistance to disease.
D
Host factors are the biologic or mechanical means of causing disease.
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Question 10
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Which type of epidemiologic study involves a subset of a defined population that can be identified and observed for a sufficient number of person-years to generate reliable incidence or mortality rates?

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Cohort study
B
Analytic study
C
Experimental study
D
Cross-sectional study
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Question 11
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Which of the following is true of a case control study?

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It may involve the generation of a mortality rate in a subset of the population.
B
It compares persons with a disease or condition with another group of people from the same population without the disease or condition.
C
It compares persons with a disease or condition with another group of people from a dissimilar population with the same disease or condition.
D
It may involve examining the relationship between diseases and other variables, requiring a small sample size.
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Question 12
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Which of the following factors that influence the health of individuals and populations is considered to be a contributor to well-being rather than a broader determinant of health?

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A
Social justice and equity
B
Culture and race relations
C
Meaningful work
D
Employment
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Question 13
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Biologic or mechanical means of causing disease, illness, injury, or disability is which of the following factors in the epidemiologic triangle?

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A
Environmental
B
Host
C
Agent
D
Human
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Question 14
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Which of the following is considered to be a physical rather than social determinant of health?

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A
Income
B
Housing
C
Education
D
Access to health care
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Question 15
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Which of the following is thought to have the least impact on health?

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A
Where people live
B
Income and education levels
C
Access and use of health care services
D
Relationships with family and friends
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Question 16
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The context of people's lives determines their health. Individuals are likely to be able to control many of the determinants of health directly.

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A
Both statements are true.
B
Both statements are false.
C
The first statement is true; the second statement is false.
D
The first statement is false; the second statement is true.
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Question 17
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Which of the following correctly depicts the steps in the planning cycle?

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A
Implement, evaluate, plan, assess
B
Evaluate, implement, assess, plan
C
Plan, assess, implement, evaluate
D
Assess, plan, implement, evaluate
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Question 18
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Embedded into the basic planning cycle is a framework for which of the following?

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A
Community health improvement process
B
Community oral health planning
C
Mandala of health
D
Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors seven-step model
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Question 19
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The correct order for implementing a community oral health assessment is which of the following?

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A
Determine the need of primary data collection, collect data, communicate and publicize findings, analyze and interpret the data.
B
Collect data, determine the need of primary data collection, communicate and publicize findings, analyze and interpret the data.
C
Determine the need of primary data collection, collect data, analyze and interpret the data, communicate and publicize findings.
D
Collect data, determine the need, communicate and publicize findings, analyze and interpret the data.
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Question 20
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Which of the following is important in data collection?

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A
Narrowing the focus so that time is not wasted in conducting a broad search.
B
Organizing an inventory of the information.
C
Carefully compiling information from primary sources.
D
Understanding the anticipated outcome.
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