CPH Exam. Lindsey Sizemore, MPH, CPH STD/HIV Epidemiologist Tennessee Department of Health September 10, 2014. What do the letters ‘CPH’ behind your name mean?. Certificate of Public Health Offered by the National Board of Public Health Examiners (NBPHE)
Lindsey Sizemore, MPH, CPH
Tennessee Department of Health
September 10, 2014
A pilot study is conducted to examine whether a new drug effectively decreases cholesterol levels over a six-week period. Twelve participants are enrolled, and serum cholesterol levels are measured before and after the six-week treatment period. Investigators plan to use a paired t-test to examine whether the drug was effective in reducing cholesterol levels.
The paired t-test is more appropriate for analysis of the results than a two-sample t-test for which of the following reasons?
Which of the following is a priority air pollutant regulated by the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS)?
Obesity interventions often utilize community trials to increase physical activity. These trials are usually part of a “Healthy Heart” program and incorporate social and environmental measures, including public service announcements about physical activity and total well-being. This approach in terms of a health behavior model is best described as the:
A. Transtheoretical Model
B. Health Belief Model
C. Social Support Model
D. Ecologic Model
E. Information, Motivation, and Skill Building Model
What percentage of all spending on health in the United States is devoted to public health funding?
In a case-control study of osteoporosis, investigators examined 100 women as cases and an equal number of women as controls and found low-calcium intake in 40 of the cases and 20 of the controls.
What is the odds ratio in the association between low-calcium intake and developing osteoporosis in this population?
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