What did Bogin find was different in the Myans lifestyle that allowed them to grow four inches taller in the U.S than in Guatemala
Better diet and healthier lifestyle
Muney found that an extra year of schooling decreased a persons chance of dying by ____% points in a 10 year period
Why did the elderly who recieved more social security hav ehigher mortality rates than the elderly who recieved less social security and had to work part-time
Because social isolation is thought to increase mortality staying inthe labor market has a positive impact.
It is sugested that Asian and Pacific Islanders have the lowest infant mortality rates because
They do better economically
The longevity discrepency between blacks and whites may be a sign of
The Whitehall Study found all of the following factors important in determining health outcomes except?
Found important: who you are, where you live, how much you earn, and what you do for a living
Massachusetts passed a law that could leave less than 1% of the state's population
A government program that provides heath insurance for the poor is..
In the 1990s or so physicians authority begin to decline for several reasons. One of those was that more physicians were associated with HMOs. This meant that physicians
Got paid a salary based on number of patients they take on
One can best equate homeopathy to...
"poison is the cure" give a little poison, a little disease, in order to kill or prevent illness.
Physicians prestige has been on the decline since te 1980s which of the folowing might be a reason
Doctors have created excess demand for their services
Which of the following is not one of the ways doctors establish their power
Establish it by making you wait, charging fees if you're late, etc.
What did mechanic and Meyer find to be the most important factor in rating their doctor
One of the explanation of continued racism in America
Authority was shifted from the federal government to state and local authoritites
Status consumption has been discussed earlier in this text in the chapter on stratification how does this effect poverty?
We work insane amounts to have all these things we want but we buy too much. And things with "think we need"
Why is it difficult for almost half of Americans to save for retirement
Being able to forget about all the seemingly unlimited needs and wants that arise each pay cycle
A study of Cherokee children whose income greatly increased due to legalized gambling on reservation found that..
Childrens behavioral problems decreased
Molly Orshansky used the U.S department of Agriculture recommendations for the minimum amount of healthy food estimated to cost for a varitey of family types and multiplied this figure by a factor of 3 to measure
the official poverty line in the U.S
One of the ways theorists who believe poverty is rationally measured poverty by
What term describes the measurement of poverty where a household income falls below the necessary level to purchase food, to physically substain ts members
Welfare hinders work because
You have to spend considerable time and every jumping through hoops that the bureacucracy requires of you
What is meant by the phrase "busted her digits"
The end of the preceding week of "hard times", the last week of the month, when the previous check had long since runout
What population was Oscar Lewis studying when he coined the term culture of poverty
Mexican peasants (poor) and Puerto Ricans
According to Daniel Patrick Moynihan what is the root cause of African Americans economic problems
Their cultural arrangement- matrifocal and multigenerational