Part 1 the PowerPoint is attached
As an institution, the family has changed quite a bit during the last 100 years. What have been the major changes? Projecting forward for the next 100 years, what changes do you think will occur and what will be the causes of the changes?
You are asked to give the Heart Quiz to two young women and two middle-aged women, and to compare the answers of the two age groups. Please discuss the results. Please respond to another students post.
Heart Quiz the answers are highlighted
- What is the number one killer of American women? (Heart disease)
- Which ethnic/racial group is at greatest risk for developing heart disease? (African-American women)
- Approximately how many women will eventually die of heart disease? A. One in 10 B. One in 5 C. One in 3 D. One in 2 (C. One in three)
- Identify six activities/steps you can take to decrease your risk for heart disease. (Stop smoking; adopt a low-fat diet; increase physical activity; monitor blood pressure; lower cholesterol level; reduce stress)
- What aspects of the Type A personality are linked to heart disease? (Anger and hostility)
- Is it true or false that heart disease is a man’s disease? (False)
- Is it true or false that diabetic women have an increased risk of having a heart attack or stroke? (True)
- Is it true or false that being overweight will not increase your chances of developing heart disease? (False)
- Is it true or false that as levels of estrogen decline at menopause, a woman’s risk of heart disease increases? (True)
- Is it true or false that women receive less aggressive diagnostic and treatment interventions as compared with men? (True)