Health Promotion Program Planning & Evaluation Quiz

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What is the WHO definition of health?

A state of complete physical, social and mental well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity

Which concept of health recognizes the influence of social, economic, political, and environmental factors on health?

Holistic Concept

What is wellness according to the health continuum?

A state of high-level health

What percentage of health is influenced by behavioral choices?


Which level of prevention focuses on actions and measures that inhibit the emergence of risk factors?

Primordial prevention

What does primary prevention involve?

Preventing the onset of disease or injury

Which is the main goal of health promotion?

To enable people to increase control over and improve their health

What does health education primarily focus on?

Increasing knowledge and influencing attitudes for better health

How does health education contribute to health promotion?

By forming an important part of health promotion activities

Which statement best describes the relationship between health education and health promotion?

Health education is a tool for health promotion

What is the primary focus of health education?

Building individuals' capacities through educational techniques

What does the Ottawa Health Promotion Charter define as the process of health promotion?

Enabling people to increase control over and improve their health

What are the dimensions of health that have major implications for program planning?

Physical, mental, social, and spiritual well-being

What does the term 'health continuum' refer to?

A concept recognizing that wellness is not merely the absence of disease

What does primary prevention primarily involve?

Actions and measures that inhibit the emergence of risk factors

Which level of prevention focuses on early detection and treatment of disease?

Secondary prevention

What percentage of an individual's health is influenced by behavioral choices according to the text?


According to Green LW (1979), what does health promotion involve?

'Any combination of health education and related organizational, economic and political interventions designed to facilitate behavioral and environmental changes conducive to health'

Test your knowledge on health promotion program planning and evaluation with this quiz. Topics include health education, health promotion, concepts of health, health continuum, dimensions of health, and levels of prevention.

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