Mortality Quiz: 8 Life and Death Questions

August 24, 2016

Several recent findings have enhanced our understanding of medicine and mortality. Take this quick quiz to see what you know.

Thanks to medical advances, mortality rates have dropped in recent years. The age-adjusted death rate decreased 1.0% from 2013 to 2014, according to the CDC, although rates have increased significantly for some of the leading causes of death while decreasing significantly for others.

Several recent findings have enhanced our understanding of medicine and mortality. Take this quick quiz to see what you know.

Note: If you would like more information on any of the questions, a link to the original article, “Mortality and Medicine: 6 New Findings,” is provided on the last page of the quiz.

 

Question 1:

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The correct answer is B. Heart disease

 

Question 2.

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The correct answer is D. A, B, and C

 

Question 3.

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The correct answer is C. 76,400 and 10,100

 

Question 4.

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The correct answer is A. Both higher when conducted by dermatologists

 

Question 5.

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The correct answer is C. 1. Smoking, 2. Physical inactivity

 

Question 6.

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The correct answer is A. The onset of diabetes

 

Question 7.

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The correct answer is B. High animal protein intake, positive; high plant protein intake, inverse

 

Question 8.

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The correct answer is A. Hospitalizations are up, in-hospital mortality rate is down

For more information on all questions and answers, please visit “Mortality and Medicine: 6 New Findings.”