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probability
Consider a medical screening excersis for a disease that in the case that indicte that 5 people of 1000 people screenedhave the disease.the screening process is known to give a false positive 3% at times and a false negative 1% at times.what is the probability that a random ...
January 14, 2016 by israel

writing
Doctors in the field of preventive medicine concentrate on "preventing disease and to encourage" good health practices. Best way to write the portion? 1) preventing disease and to encourage 2)prevent disease and to encourage 3)to prevent disease and to encourage 4) preventing ...
June 10, 2011 by Ruth

Science
A woman with a genetic disease marries a man who does not carry the disease. It is not possible for their children to have the disease. The disease must be: -sex-linked -recessive -dominant -caused by an extra chromosome I think it is recessive. Thoughts Ms. Sue?
November 11, 2014 by Amy

pstat.................HELP........................
A diagnostic test for a disease is said to be 90% accurate inthat if a person has the disease, the test will detect it withprobability 0.9. Also, if a person does not have the disease, thetest will report that he or she does noot have it with probability0.9. Only 1% of the ...
January 24, 2013 by JORHO

Science
A woman with a genetic disease marries a man who does not carry the disease. It is not possible for their children to carry the disease. The disease must be a) sex - linked b) recessive c) dominant d) cause by an extra chromosome my answer is recessive
November 18, 2013 by Steve

Science
A woman with a genetic disease marries a man who does not carry them disease. It is not possible for their children to carry the disease. The disease must be -- a) sex-linked b) recessive c) dominant d) caused by an extra chromosome my answer is b recessive
November 21, 2013 by Steve

Science
In order for a child to inherit a recessive genetic disease, like sickle cell anemia, healthy parents must both A. have the disease B. be homozygous for the mutated gene that causes the disease. C. be carries of the mutated gene that causes the disease D. have another ...
October 15, 2014 by Anonymous

psy410
parkinson's disease huntingtons disease and alzheimers disease are all types of major neurocognitive disorder
June 18, 2015 by Anonymous

A woman with a genetic disease marries a man who does not carry the disease. It is not possible for their children to carry the disease. The disease must be a) sex - linked b) recessive c) dominant d) cause by an extra chromosome I think the answer is recessive, can someone ...
February 13, 2016 by Sammy

science
is addiction a disease? I need to write a response paper on this. Based on the definitions of addiction and disease I proposed that addiction is a disease, but I need more things to back me up as the paper needs to be 2 pages. I've compared it to heart disease and mentioned ...
June 18, 2011 by Anonymous

ABNORMAL psychology 220
Tommy is a 43-year-old man who has Down syndrome. Recent research indicates that he is likely to develop A) Parkinson's disease. B) Alzheimer's disease. C) Pick's disease. D) multiple sclerosis.
December 8, 2012 by G. KAY

disease/mitosis
What disease is caused when cells in body divide too rapidly by mitosis? It has been suggested that both certain types of cancer and Alzheimers have a relationship to mitotic disease. 1. Cancer 2. Elephantiosis (spelling?)The Elephant Man Is a good example, and movie. 3. ...
October 24, 2006 by matthew

biology
Genetic problem Schilder's disease, which causes a progressive degeneration of the nervous system leading to death at about two years of age, behaves as a simple autosomal recessive trait. If a couple loses their first two children due to Schilder's disease, what is the chance...
March 15, 2008 by deb

Statistics
Sickle cell anemia is a genetic blood disorder where red blood cells lose their ﬂexibility and assume an abnormal, rigid, "sickle" shape, which results in a risk of various complications. If both parents are carriers of the disease, then a child has a 25% chance of ...
February 5, 2016 by Neveah

Statistics
A group of doctors is trying to see if a vaccine causes a certain type of disease. They take individuals with the certain disease and individuals without the disease. They then use research to estimate the relative incidence of the onset of the disease after the vaccination. ...
December 3, 2010 by Melissa

Probability
Suppose that 3% of the population ha a certain disease. We have a test for the disease. 97% of those who actually have the disease will test positive. 12% of those who do not have the disease will also test positive. What is the probability that a randomly selected person has ...
October 25, 2011 by Betty

I have a project due tomorrow and i cant find a good place to start. Cardiacmuscle disease is a disease that is a result of the cytoskeleton not functioning properly. I cant find anything on cardiac muscle disease. THIS IS NOT CARDIOMYOPATHY

science
Which of the following describes Joseph Lister’s role in discovery and prevention of disease? (1 point) recognized the relationship between disease and cleanliness discovered that microorganisms cause disease in humans invented pasteurization developed a series of methods ...
January 31, 2016 by Anonymous

Health
Does prevalence of disease increase as chronic disease increases. Prevalence is total no. of cases/total no. of risk factors of disease in the population over a period of time.
July 6, 2011 by Linda

Math
Can someone please help me? certain medical diagnostic test is used to determine if people have pinkyitis and it is known that 1 in 1300 Americans has the disease. The test correctly diagnoses the presence of pinkyitis 97% of the time and it correctly diagnoses the absence of ...
December 1, 2012 by James

math
This is a statistics problem. A laboratory test for the detection of a certain disease give a positive result 5 percent of the time for people who do not have the disease. The test gives a negative result 0.3 percent of the time for people who have the disease. Large-scale ...
September 23, 2007 by Anonymous

genetics
1. Long wings (L) in fruit flies is dominant to short wings (l). If you had a fruit fly with long wings, what mating would you set up to test if it was LL or Ll genotype? 2. Jane's mother died of Huntington's disease (a dominant disorder): Jane says she is not worried about ...
April 22, 2014 by emir

biostatistics
Seventeen people has been exposed to a particular disease. Each one independently has a 40% chance of contracting the disease. A hospital has the capacity to handle 10 cases of the disease. What is the probability that the hospital's capacity will be exceeded? a- .011 b- .736 ...
February 5, 2014 by Ann

Probability
Can someone please help me? certain medical diagnostic test is used to determine if people have pinkyitis and it is known that 1 in 1300 Americans has the disease. The test correctly diagnoses the presence of pinkyitis 97% of the time and it correctly diagnoses the absence of ...
December 1, 2012 by James

Probability
Can someone please help me? certain medical diagnostic test is used to determine if people have pinkyitis and it is known that 1 in 1300 Americans has the disease. The test correctly diagnoses the presence of pinkyitis 97% of the time and it correctly diagnoses the absence of ...
December 2, 2012 by Kelsey

English
Topic "War as a social disease" How does feud fall in as a social disease? How does contol fall in as a social disease? I need help on both these please. If possible in depth answers would be very helpful.
February 3, 2009 by Michele

Statistics
A certain disease occurs in 4% of the population. A blood test for this disease shows a false positive 12% of the time. That means a test will show positive given that the person does not have the disease. What is the probability that a person tests positive but does not have ...
May 25, 2016 by Ashley

Capitals in Sentences
For my geography paper I am talking about the diseases of Foot and Mouth Disease, Smallpox, and Spanish Influenza. Throughout my paper I am not sure whether I should be capitalizing these words or keeping them lower case. example sentences below: - This report will discuss the...
November 17, 2009 by Brittany

Biology Raynaud's Disease
Hey im doing a powerpoint presentation on this raynaud's disease, and could someone please give me some good sites to go through to get info abt this and please mention anything you know about the raynaud's disease as well, thanks.
April 30, 2013 by Shreya

biology / CELEISTINE
describe the genetics of the huntigton disease a. what chromosomes are affected? b. is it a result on translocation/ c. is it a sex-linked? d. does it skip a generation 3. waht are the cause of huntington disaese? how does it occur ? is it preventable ? how ? 4. waht are the ...
April 11, 2008 by natacha? HUNTINGTON DISEASE

STAT
The probability of getting a certain disease is 0.2. A certain test is available which returns a positive result 90% of the time for those with the disease, and a negative result 75% of the time for those without the disease. Compute Pr{Test positive | No disease}. (Hint: It ...
January 6, 2016 by Need Help Urgent

The probability of getting a certain disease is 0.2. A certain test is available which returns a positive result 90% of the time for those with the disease, and a negative result 75% of the time for those without the disease. Compute Pr{Test positive | No disease}. (Hint: It ...
January 6, 2016 by Need Help Urgent

biology
1. Cystic Fibrosis is due to abnormal mucus-secreting tissue. Abnormal pancreatic secretions and respiratory problems will occur. This is an autosomal recessive disease. The mother and father are carriers for the disease. A. What is their genotype? B. What is their phenotype? ...
December 10, 2012 by meek milly

Calculus
The number of people expected to have a disease in t years is given by y(t) = A.3^(t/a) (i) If now (year 2016) the number of people having the disease is 1000, find the value of A. (ii) How many people are expected to have the disease in five years? (iii) When are 100,000 ...

Calculus
The number of people expected to have a disease in t years is given by y(t)=A•3^(t/4) i) if now year(2016) the number of people having disease is 1000, find the value of A? ii) how many people expected to have the disease in five years? iii) when are 100,000 people expected ...
November 23, 2016 by Shah

Calculus
The number of people expected to have a disease in t years is given by y(t) = A.3^(t/a) (i) If now (year 2016) the number of people having the disease is 1000, find the value of A. (ii) How many people are expected to have the disease in five years? (iii) When are 100,000 ...

math
A poultry farmer vaccinated 540 of his 720 chickens against a disease. Two months later, 5% of the vaccinated and 80% of the unvaccinated chicken, contracted the disease. Calculate the probability that a chicken chosen random contracted the disease.
February 10, 2015 by kudu

Genetics
Suppose a dominant gene for a particular disease is found on the X chromosome and is denoted as X^D. The mother is X^D X^D and the father is XY. What percent of the couple's children will show the disease? I understand how it works if the X^D gene was recessive, but because it...
April 27, 2016 by Sydney

biostaticis
What do each of the following represent? (a) The proportion of persons who test positive for some disease who actually have the disease. (b) The proportion of persons with some disease that test positive for the disease. (c) The proportion of persons who do not have some ...
January 30, 2014 by Anonymous

mathematics
A patient gets tested for a disease. The test is 90% reliable (that is P(testing positive│have disease)=.9 . 2% of the population has this disease. The test gives a false positive 5% of the time (that is P(testing positive│NOT diseased)=.05). What is the ...
February 4, 2016 by juan

STATISTICS
In a cross-sectional study of heart disease and gender in middle-aged men and women, 10% of men in the sample had prevalent heart disease compared with only 5% of women in the sample. After adjusting for age in multivariate logistic regression, the odds ratio for heart disease...
August 6, 2013 by Susie

probability
A new test for detecting a disease has been developed. Medical trials show that 92% o patients with the disease show a positive test result. If 4% of the population have the disease, determine the probability (to 3 decimal places) that: a.) a radnomly selected person shows a ...
November 4, 2010 by jj reddick

For the last paragraph of are essay it's war as a social disease vs. non-conformity. Do you think that I would be better off doing war as a social disease vs. Addiction What would some possible solutions be for eliminating addiction as a social disease? Or should I stick to ...
February 11, 2009 by Michele

Health
My text book says Lyme Disease is a bacterial illness. So,is Lyme disease caused by a virus or a parasite? I'm thinking its caused by a parasite. Right. The ticks that carry the bacteria are parasites. http://arthritis.webmd.com/tc/Lyme-Disease-Cause
April 15, 2007 by DaVonna

history
i need to invent a terrible disease myself that has been detected in another part of the world .. the people are unhappy because the government are not helping them to treat the disease..please help me find a terrible disease but it has to be invented..!!hellpp With so many ...
November 20, 2006 by sheromeya

LIFE ORIENTATION
DESCRIBE THE LIFESTYLE DISEASE & EXAMPLES & FACTORS THAT CONTRIBUTE TO THE DISEASE
May 18, 2013 by MABULE

life orientation
describe the lifestyle disease factors that contribute to the disease
April 24, 2013 by Anonymous

Human and social biology
how does an infection disease differ from a deficiency disease?
September 29, 2014 by Malini

science
If a disease is X linked, how it is possible that a father with the disease would not pass it down to his children?
August 21, 2010 by Anonymous

Life orientation
Discribe the lifestyle disease/behaviour and explain 5 factors that contribute to the disease
June 13, 2011 by Faneli

l.o
Cancer Describe life style disease \ behaviour and explain 5 factors that contribute to the disease
April 22, 2012 by vuledzani

science
__1.a condition that damages or weakens part of the body __2.the passing of characteristics from parents to their children __3.an organism or virus that causes disease __4.pathogens that can be seen only with a microscope __5.the smallest microbes that cause disease __6.the ...
December 14, 2008 by Anya

maths
The chance of getting a particular disease sometime during your lifetime is estimated at 1 in 20. Smoking increases the risk of developing the disease during your lifetime by 20%. How many people out of a group of 1000 smokers would you expect to get the disease sometime ...
May 8, 2011 by Beth

Life orientation
Derasice the style disease / behaviour and explain 5 (or more ) factors that contribute to the disease
May 30, 2011 by Lucky selamolela

Health
Can anybody give me the name of a liver disease that may be caused by smoking? It has 9 letters, and the fifth one is "h". Search 'liver disease' and smoking on google and you'll find it. I'm sorry, I couldn't find it. well, just searching 'liver disease' would do it. nlm.nih....
December 5, 2006 by Caley

disease
Provide five ways in which you critically discuss how lifestyle heart disease behaviour impact on the teenager
May 11, 2013 by Anonymous

life orientation
describe the lifestyle disease (cancer) or behaviour and also mention 5 factors that contribute to the disease
May 27, 2013 by nqo

social studies
is it possible for a child born to a parent with huntington's disease to not develop the disease later in life
October 7, 2015 by jirehn bush

disease
Ct scans show evidence of multiple lesions in the white matter of the brain and spinal cord. What nerve disease could this be?
April 20, 2011 by Leslie

disease
can somebody describe coronary heart disease?
November 18, 2013 by cody

English
Topic: "War as a social disease" (We can't use the word children or people throughout are essay) How is hatred considered a social disease during the war? How is the psyche considered a social disease duing the war? How does the war have an effect on the human body?
February 4, 2009 by Michele

Probability
A screening test for a disease shows a positive test result in 95% of all cases when the disease is actually present and in 20% of all cases when it is not. When the test was administered to a large number of people, 21.5% of the results were positive. What is the prevalence ...
January 27, 2012 by Erica

science
Studies conducted in England during the industrial revolution have shown that children born to poor families were, on average, shorter than those born to wealthier parents. The most likely explanation for this difference in height is a difference in A) nutrition b) family size...
October 19, 2015 by Ana

Science
A scientist is studying a plant species in which the flower color genes are codominant. The scientist crosses a plant with red flowers and a plants with white flowers. The offspring would most likely have... A. Red flowers B. White flowers C. Pink flowers D. Red flowers with ...
November 11, 2014 by Makenzie

psychology
describe neurotransmitters in terms of what they are, their general function within the body, and their impact on behavior. discuss the connection between neurons and neurotransmitters. pick two neurotransmitters and discuss their general functions in our bodies. also discuss ...
September 12, 2009 by jenny

algebra
A certain disease affects 9 out of every 10,000 Americans. In a city of 4.5 milion people, how many would you expect to have the disease.
February 9, 2012 by Dianne

LIFE ORIENTATION
LACK OF PHYSICAL FITNESS AND PROPER NUTRITION IN ADOLESCENT.DESCRIBE THE LIFESTYLE DISEASE.MENTION 5 FACTORS THAT CONTRIBUTE TO THE DISEASE.
May 9, 2013 by VUUKANI

disease
________ is the most frequently reported bacterial sexually transmitted disease in the United States. A. Chlamydia B. Syphilis C. Herpes D. Gonorrhea
November 19, 2014 by Barbara

farm disease
explain the mechanisms as test involved in vaccinating birds against a named disease with special infacises on immunity build up
February 4, 2016 by tony

bayside hs
One genetic disease was tested positive in both parents of one family. It has been known that any child in this family has a 25% risk of inheriting this disease. A family has three children. The probability of this family having at least two children who inherited this genetic...
September 25, 2015 by angelina

hca 240
I’m sending little Jimmy over for a stat spinal tap. He has had a fever for a couple of days, which increased to 102 degrees today. Since yesterday he’s been complaining of a headache and stiff neck. His mother said last week he had gone swimming in the pond by their barn ...
December 10, 2009 by nancey

Math
Scientists are researching a contagious disease. They found that, on average, each person who is infected transmits the disease to 0.03 other people within one year. Currently, there are 3,000 infected people in the country. Use Excel or another spreadsheet application to find...
September 27, 2010 by Luke

physical
The leading cause of death between ages 25 and 44 is A. heart disease. B. malignant neoplasms (cancer). C. unintentional injury. D. chronic low-respiratory disease.
August 16, 2014 by patience

Algebra
A contagious disease is infecting residents of a town of 7,300 residents. The number of residents infected t days after the disease has begun is given by the function f(t)=(7300)/1+500e^-0.5 t How many residents are infected with the disease after 6 days?
August 2, 2009 by Laurie

algebra
A contagious disease is infecting residents of a town of 7,300 residents. The number of residents infected t days after the disease has begun is given by the function f(t)= 7300/1+500e-0.5t How many residents are infected with the disease after 6 days?
November 21, 2010 by joyce

US History
During the Civil War, a total of 388,580 soldiers died of disease. How do you think the deaths from disease affected soldier's morale? Need help with this. Thanks -MC
October 12, 2010 by mysterychicken

english
I am trying to word the following sentence better I would appreciate any help! Obesity, diabetes, and heart disease are diseases that are not particular to whom the disease affects.
September 8, 2011 by Jami

Social studies
How did the black death most contribute to the end of feudalism? People falsely blamed Jews and beggars for the disease, so these people moved away. The spread of the disease created religious doubts many faithful Christians. (MY ANSWER) Widespread deaths led to labor ...
February 23, 2016 by LOVE

Elementary Statistic
twenty-five percent of all death are caused by diseases of the heart Ischemic heart disease accounts for 16.4% of all death and heart failure for 2.3% choose one death at random. What is the probability that it is from ischemic heart disease given that it was from heart ...
June 24, 2015 by Angela

Genetics
Given below is a pedigree in which the inheritance of an autosomal dominant disease gene is being followed. Linked to the disease gene (3 cM = 3% recombination away) is a RFLP marker with 2 alleles (5 kb and 3 kb). Given the DNA marker compositions for children II.2 and II.3 (...
October 10, 2011 by Karan

math
Consider yourself a genetic counselor. Megan and Eric come to you for your services. They are planning on having their first child. Megan’s father died from Huntington’s disease. Eric’s family has no history of Huntington’s disease. They would like to have the ...
November 26, 2007 by Olivia

math
in a certain town 40% of men are smokers. It is known that 6% of men in this town have lung disease. Of those men having lung disease 85% are smokers. A man is selected at random from this town. Consider the events: D<<the selected man has a lung disease>> and S<...
May 17, 2016 by angy

Biology
Tay-Sachs disease is a hereditary disease that kills 1 in 360,000 individuals in the general population. Individuals homozygous for the defective allele have Tay-Sachs disease and die at an early age.Studies show that heterozygous individuals have a higher rate of survival ...
November 13, 2015 by Alexander

Statistics Question 1
According to the American Heart Association, one in every four deaths in the U.S. is due to heart disease. Suppose 25 people will die in the U.S. in the next 5 minutes. • What is the chance that exactly 5 of the deaths will be due to heart disease? • What is the chance ...
November 13, 2013 by Steven

statistics
According to the American Heart Association, one in every four deaths in the U.S. is due to heart disease. Suppose 25 people will die in the U.S. in the next 5 minutes. • What is the chance that exactly 5 of the deaths will be due to heart disease? • What is the chance ...
November 13, 2013 by Steven

life orientation
Describe the life style disease/behaviour of cancer and explain 5(or more) factors that contribute to the disease
April 23, 2012 by Anonymous

Life orantation
Describe the life style disease/behavhour and explain factors that contribute to the disease of Hiv&Aids
May 15, 2012 by Yvette

Hiv/Aids describe the life style disease/behaviour and explain 5 factors that contribute to the disease
April 19, 2012 by Tebogo

Hiv/Aids describe the life style disease/behaviour and explain 5 factors that contribute to the disease
April 19, 2012 by Tebogo

Life orentation
Describe the life style disease/behaviour and explain 5(or more) factor that contribute to the disease of hiv and aids
May 7, 2013 by Kamogelo

Life orientation
Describe the life style disease/behaviour and explain 5(or more) factors that contribute to the disease.
May 12, 2011 by Judith

Microbiology
what microbe causes the disease of Propionibacterium acnes? are there any other features of microbe that conctributes the ability to cause disease?
April 14, 2012 by Anonymous

life orientation
Hiv and aids life style disease/behaviour and explain 5 factors that contribute to the disease
March 11, 2013 by tshotlego

Life Orientation
Describe the life style disease/behaviour and explain5 or more factors that contribute to the disease.
April 28, 2013 by Anonymous

life orientation
describe the life style disease / behaviour and explain 5 or more factor that contribute to the disease
May 1, 2013 by Anonymous

Life orentation
Describe the life style disease/behaviour and explain 5(or more) factor that contribute to the disease
May 7, 2013 by Kamogelo

Discribe the lifestyle disease/behaviour.Mention 5 factors that contribute to the disease/behaviour
May 21, 2013 by Nomzamo

life orientation
Describe the life style disease/behaviour and explain facts factors that contribute to the disease
May 25, 2013 by Anonymous

Health and Disease
How do disease trends impact the delivery of health care services, such as treatment options and resources available to the public?
November 11, 2009 by Anonymous

health and disease
How do disease impact the delivery of health care services, such as treatment options and resources available today to the public?
March 10, 2010 by Jenny

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