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JEH Quiz #5 (March 2014)

Featured Article:
"Health and Housing Outcomes From Green Renovation of Low-Income Housing in Washington, DC"

 


Available to NEHA members only, the JEH Quiz, offered six times per calendar year through the Journal of Environmental Health, is a convenient tool for self-assessment and an easily accessible means to accumulate continuing-education (CE) credits toward maintaining your NEHA credentials.

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  1. Read the featured article in the Journal.

  2. Select the correct answer to each JEH Quiz question and click on the Submit button at the bottom of the page.

  3. One CE credit will be applied to your account with an effective date of March 1, 2014 (first day of issue).

Quiz deadline: June 1, 2014
 


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1.


In their study, the authors measured self-reported resident physical and mental health, allergens, and building conditions in a low-income housing development being renovated.

a.

True

b.

False


2.


Of the 102 occupied housing units available in the study, __ of the units enrolled at baseline.

a.

64%

b.

57%

c.

43%

d.

25%


3.


The retention rate of study participants for the follow-up approximately one year after the rehabilitation was completed was __ .

a.

64%

b.

57%

c.

43%

d.

25%


4.


Which of the following professionals were not included in the multidisciplinary renovation approach?

a.

Public health.

b.

Construction

c.

Engineering.

d.

Elected officials.


5.


Samples were collected from the floor of the following rooms:

a.

the living room, main bathroom, and kitchen.

b.

the living room, youngest child’s bedroom, and kitchen.

c.

the youngest child’s bedroom, adult’s bedroom, and living room.

d.

the living room, adult’s bedroom, and kitchen.


6.


Compared to baseline, water and energy consumption was reduced by __ and __, respectively, one year after renovation.

a.

16%; 54%

b.

54%; 16%

c.

45%; 16%

d.

16%; 45%


7.


One of the study’s limitations is that it is difficult to discern whether health improvements are due to the nature of “green” renovation versus “normal” renovation.

a.

True.

b.

False.


8.


The presence of pests (cockroaches, rodents, other insects/vermin) decreased by __ from baseline to the one-year follow-up.

a.

22%

b.

14%

c.

9%

d.

7%


9.


Professional pesticide use __ one year after the baseline.

a.

decreased

b.

increased

c.

stayed the same


10.


Almost all participating occupants felt that their homes were __ to clean after the renovations.

a.

harder

b.

easier

c.

the same


11.


Self-reported general health in adults __ after renovations.

a.

declined

b.

did not change

c.

improved


12.


Injuries in children deceased from __ to __ one year after renovation.

a.

7%; 4%

b.

7%; 0%

c.

15%; 7%

d.

15%; 4%

 


 


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