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Glossary of Health: Chapter 5

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True/False

Children spend more time with parents now than fifty years ago.
False
A husband and wife living with their children and other relatives in the same household is
A. a nuclear family
B. an adoptive family
C. an extended family
D. a generic family
A. an extended family
True/False

More women work outside the house today than ever before.
True
True/False

The average family moves every seven years.
True
child abuse
harm to young people
battered spouse
harm to husband or wife
When a family member dies,
A. conflicts are common
B. emotions decrease
C. talking seldom helps
D. the grief is the same for all
A. conflicts are common
True/False

Today's families are larger than in years past.
False
runaway
leaving home at a young age to be on own
blended family
children come from different marriages
To meet the emotional needs of family members, it is a good idea to
A. never disagree with anyone
B. create a structure for each family member
C. be decisive and inflexible
D. criticize others' opinions
B. create a structure for each family member
compromise
finding solution that benefits all
All the qualities, characteristics, history, and culture passed from parents to children is called
A. cultural identification
B. namesake
C. heritage
D. personal identity
C. heritage
True/False

If the husband and wife work, th family is a two-income family.
True
adoptive family
parents legally responsible for non-birth children
communication
openness
The national organization to help parents who have a tendency toward violence is
A. Parents Without Partners
B. Parents Anonymous
C. Parents Helping Parents
D. Alcoholics Anonymous
B. Parents Anonymous
divorce
end of marriage relationship
Two parents bringing children from different marriages into a household creates
A. a foster family
B. an adoptive family
C. a blended family
D. an extended family
C. a blended family
Domestic violence refers to
A. breaking a window
B. a battering incident in a home
C. a family disagreement
D. burglaries in private homes
B. a battering incident in a home
A family of four is considered living under the poverty level if its annual income is less than
A. $6,000
B. $10,000
C. $14,000
D. $18,000
C. $14,000
What percent of women with children under the age of six work outside the home?
A. more than 50 percent
B. 40 percent
C. 30 percent
D. less than 10 percent
A. more than 50 percent
True/False

At least one third of all women who work have preschool children.
True
Most poor children
A. live in nuclear families
B. come from working families
C. come from non-working families
D. are black
B. come from working families
True/False

The health of a family affects the health of the individual.
True
True/False

The single-parent family has two adults and children.
False
single-parent family
one adult with children
True/False

The mobile family moves often.
True
True/False

The family is the basic unit of society.
True
heritage
all inherited qualities

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