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As stated in the notes, which of the following is NOT a way that society affects health? Cultural standards of health stay the same over time.
Women have more health problems than men even though they outlive men, a situation commonly known as: the morbidity paradox
In examining social epidemiology in the United States, it is seen that the distribution of health and illness depends heavily on our social class/position within societ
________ is a system of medicine in which the government pays all or most of the costs of health care, prescriptions, and other items for the entire population. National health insurance
How do sociologists view illness They typically examine rates of illness to understand/explain why people from certain backgrounds and social classes are more likely than others to become sick.
One reason for the social class–health link is ________, which is higher for people with low incomes because of unemployment, problems in paying for the necessities of life, and a sense of little control over what happens to them. stress
________ are prepaid health plans with designated providers that typically enroll their subscribers through their workplaces. Health maintenance organizations
Which of the following sociological perspectives (or theories) of health focus on the infantilization of patients or basically, how we behave towards the ill or sick people in our society? Symbolic-Interactionism
Poor people of color tend to live in areas that are unhealthy places because of air and water pollution, and hazardous waste. This problem is termed environmental racism
__________ refers to the study of how health and illness vary by sociodemographic characteristics. Social epidemiology
The _______ sector is the part of the economy that takes and uses raw materials directly from the natural environment; its activities include agriculture, fishing, forestry, and mining. primary
Which of the following types of economic systems is also described by the terms “free-enterprise system” and “free market”? Capitalism
The most important goal of this economic system is not the individual pursuit of profit but rather work for the collective good: the needs of society are considered more important than the needs of the individual. Socialism
Which of the following is one of the most significant consequences (outcomes) of industrialization? Division of labor
A corporation with headquarters in one nation but with factories and other operations in many other nations is known as a: multinational corporation
Since the 1980s, many manufacturing companies moved their plants from U.S. cities to sites in the developing world in Asia and elsewhere. This problem is called _________. capital flight
When an authority is granted to individuals because they are the children or other relatives of people who are already exercising the authority, the authority is known as ________ authority. traditiona
_________ is a complex concept that is often summarized by asking people whether they are liberal or conservative. Political ideolog
The U.S. federal unemployment rate includes: People who are not working and have looked for a job within the previous 4 weeks.
Which of the following best describes a political system in which citizens govern themselves either directly or indirectly? Democracy
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