Take the Public Health Quiz
The American Public Health Association (APHA) focuses on aspects of health care that affect all of us. Among the important issues are health disparities that exist among racial ethnic and gender groups. Learn more about some of these disparities by taking this quiz, based on statistics from the APHA.
1. Compared with the white population in this country:
3. Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States, causing more than 500,000 deaths each year. Which is an example of how cancer rates vary depending on race and ethnicity?
5. Which of the following is a potential reason for the disparities in cancer death rates among women?
7. Which of these is a potential reason for the disparity in heart disease incidence and death rates?