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IntroductionKnowledge Quiz

1. Which of the following is not true about African-American babies:

a. They are more than twice as likely to die during their first year of life than white babies
b. They are more than 2.5 times as likely to be born at a very low birth weight than white babies
c. They are more than twice as likely to be born at a low birth weight than white babies
d. They are more likely to die from congenital anomalies (birth defects) than white babies.

2. True or false: Rich and well-educated African-American women have birth outcomes that are like those of white women at their socio-economic level

3. True or false: The reason more African-American babies are born early or die young is that there is a genetic problem that can be traced back to Africa.

4. True or false: Other women of color in the United States experience pregnancy losses at the same rate as African American women.

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