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From birth women are taught to gain information and convey feelings and details while men are taught to report and convey facts and focus on solving problems. This phenomenon represents what specific dynamic?

A. Perceptions

B. Gender socialization

C. Communication

D. Social support networking

B. Research shows that from a young age, women are taught to gain information and develop rapport while conveying feelings and details, and men are taught to report or give information while conveying facts and focusing on solving problems. Women talk about their health condition more. They often include more feelings and details than doctors expect to hear. These different communication styles have led some doctors to be more likely to believe that men are reporting facts while women are only reporting feelings, even when this is not the case. Subsequently, doctors more often perceive women's health problems as having social or psychological origins. This perception can result in misdiagnosis and delay correct diagnoses with negative consequences for women's health.

A. What is being perceived is the gender socialization dynamic.

C. The different types of communication experienced by health care workers is due to gender socialization rather than a learned style.

D. While these communication styles are seen during social support networking done by groups of men and women, it is due to gender socialization learned from such groups and from families that are being witnessed.

Patients do not fill prescriptions for a variety of reasons. Which socioeconomic factor is most likely to impact whether a patient fills a prescription?

A. Income level

B. Race/ethnicity

C. Marital status

D. Occupation

A. As many as 50 million Americans did not fill a prescription in 2012 due to cost. Individuals with low-incomes are much more likely to lack the financial resources to pay for a prescription medication.

B. Race/ethnicity is less likely than income level to impact whether an individual fills a prescription.

C. Marital status is less likely to impact whether an individual fills a prescription than income level.

D. While income is associated with occupation, financial resources are more likely to impact a patient's ability to pay for a prescription medication.

Compared to men who work full-time year-round, women who work full time year-round make approximately what percentage of men's earnings?


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