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1

what is race

biological concept
cannot change

2

Who has reduced physical activity

women
lower income
lower education
older adults
AA
Hispanics

3

who is likely to smoke

teens (equal in race)
adults (native american)
HS drop outs

4

who is likely to be overweight/obese

low income women/teens
AA/mexican american

5

What race has debilitating LBP

Native Americans

6

What is polypharmacy

principal drug safety issue in the United States, particularly in older persons.

7

how many hospital admissions in elderly are due to adverse drug reactions

18-24%

8

how many medications does an older person usually take

average of 5.7 perscriptions and 3.2 over the counter