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FSN 416 Midterm III questions and answers| Graded A+ Efforts to control obesity at the public policy level in the US are Correct Answer: in need of improvement Poly pharmacy Correct Answer: th... e taking of three or more medications regularly Disability Correct Answer: any restriction on or impairment in performing an activity in the manner considered normal Adult Care Food Program Correct Answer: provides meals and snacks to participating day care programs for older Americans Medicare Correct Answer: third-party payment system that covers medical expenses for seniors Older Americans Nutrition Program Correct Answer: provides congregate and home-delivered meals Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Correct Answer: Electronic benefits transfer for food purchases SNAP Nutrition Education Program Correct Answer: provides low-income individuals with nutrition education SFMNP Correct Answer: income subsidy that provides low income seniors with coupon that can be used to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables An examples of a physiological risk factor that would affect nutrition status in older adults would be Correct Answer: alcohol and drug abuse More than ___ % of older Americans have multiple chronic conditions that can benefit from nutrition intervention by food and nutrition practitioners Correct Answer: 66% The current Older Americans Nutrition Program legislation makes meals available to seniors at least ___days a week Correct Answer: five days the GoLife campaign is designed to Correct Answer: increase numbers of older adults who are active and healthy to promote healthful again, improve care, and broaden access to food and nutrition programs and services for older adults, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics supports which strategy ? Correct Answer: expanding funding for home-based nutrition services What best describes an example of tertiary prevention ? Correct Answer: medical nutrition therapy what describes a benefit of using a supermarket program to educate older adults about nutrition services? Correct Answer: increased product sales for the market what describes a general characteristics of baby boomers in terms of health promotion programs and services ? Correct Answer: they will not age gracefully what describes a role of the Meals on Wheels Association of America (MOWAA) Correct Answer: offering grant opportunities to members What nutrition program would most likely be implemented as part of care for institutionalized older adults? Correct Answer: hospice what tasks best represent activities of daily living (ADLs)? Correct Answer: eating, bathing, and getting out of bed what type of drugs are most commonly used by older adults? Correct Answer: cardiac drugs The baby boom generation consists of people born between the years ___ and ___ Correct Answer: 1946 and 1964 a child born in 2013 can expect to live 72.8 years, about 50 years longer than a child born in 1900 Correct Answer: false by 2030, minority groups will represent 26.4 % of the population of older adults Correct Answer: true older adults in okinawa, Japan have among the lowest mortality rates in the world from a multitude of chronic diseases of aging Correct Answer: true poly pharmacy, which is the tendency to purchase drugs at more than three stores, is problematic for many older adults Correct Answer: false, poly pharmacy means having to take more than three drugs a day environmental and social trends that have been identified as possible contributors to the global obesity epidemic include Correct Answer: fewer opportunities for recreational physical activity if public health approaches to address obesity are implemented, the obesity epidemic can be expected to follow a pattern similar to smoking rates, which ____ Correct Answer: reached a plateau, then started to drop immediate steps a community nutritionist may take to reduce obesity rates include ____ Correct Answer: writing to state legislators or members of Congress regarding upcoming obesity-related legislation increased consumption of _____ accounts for the greatest proportion of the overall increase in the US energy intake Correct Answer: sugar sweetened beverages many of the policy initiatives related to obesity address ___ Correct Answer: children rather than adults more effective worksite-based interventions include Correct Answer: behavioral modification strategies obesity in children is defined as having a BMI Correct Answer: at or above the 95th percentile on the CDC growth chart Policy recommendation for reducing obesity in Latino communities include Correct Answer: using peer leaders and community advocates recent research indicates that breastfed babies are ___ likely to be overweight as compared with formula fed babies Correct Answer: less recently the WHO declared ___ one of the worlds top ten health risks Correct Answer: overweight the first step for the community nutritionist interested in addressing the obesity epidemic is to build awareness of __ Correct Answer: association of obesity with chronic diseases Urban sprawl has been linked to Correct Answer: leisure time walking what happened when Mexico passes a soda tax that was equivalent to a 10% price increase? Correct Answer: the greatest decrease in consumption occurred in the most vulnerable, low income households What is an environmental strategy for a worksite weight-loss program ? Correct Answer: organizational practices that change the worksite physical environment which environmental factors has been linked to more physical activity in children Correct Answer: friendship dynamics Which national data are used for most frequently to assess obesity data for Americans? Correct Answer: NHANES and BRFSS which statement about the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System is most accurate? Correct Answer: data are self-reported Hunger diminished as a serious problem in this country during the ___ as a result of the efforts of the food assistance program Correct Answer: 1970s in what way are the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits dispersed to participants ? Correct Answer: electronic benefits transfer cards It is estimated that on average _____ of requests for emergency food assistance go unsent Correct Answer: 27% of those children participating in the National School Lunch Program, approximately ____ receive their meal for free Correct Answer: 57% states in which region of the US generally have higher- than -average rates of food insecurity Correct Answer: South under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program, the ___ determines the eligibility of needy families and the benefits and services those families will receive Correct Answer: state what action is recommended for improving the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program's ability to meet the needs of low-income households? Correct Answer: improve and expand outreach about the program what is the largest single ethnic group participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program ? Correct Answer: Whites What items can be purchased with benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program? Correct Answer: garden seeds Food-Buying Cooperatives Correct Answer: community food insecurity strategy that helps families save money by pooling their resources, such as money and labor, to buy food in bulk quantities at reduced Which demographic group makes up 45 % of the participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program ? Correct Answer: children Emergency Food Assistance Program Correct Answer: Program designed to reduce the level of government-held surplus commodities while supplementing the diets of low-income needy persons, including elderly people, through provision of commodity foods to food banks [Show More]

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