Test Yourself

October
How many people in Nebraska are diagnosed with breast cancer every week?

A. 24 B. 28 C. 30

Answer: 30 people are diagnosed with breast cancer every week in Nebraska; four people lose their life to breast cancer every week.

September
How many children are diagnosed with a brain tumor annually?

A. 2,300 B. 3,700 C. 4,600

Answer: 4,600 children are diagnosed with a brain tumor annually.

August
How people in Nebraska and Southwest Iowa have been registered with MDA?

A. 752 B. 957 C. 1,429

Answer: 1,429 in Nebraska and Southwest Iowa have been registered with MDA?

July
How many people in Nebraska live with a disability due to brain injury?

A. 15,000 B. 22,000 C. 36,000

Answer: Statewide, an estimated 36,000 people live with a disability due to brain injury.

June
How many American children and adults have type 1 diabetes?

A. 1 million B. 1.25 million C. 1.5 million

Answer: 1.25 million American children and adults have type 1 diabetes.

May
How many veterans live with arthritis?

A. One in Two B. One in Four C. One in Eight

Answer: One in four veterans lives with arthritis.

April
How many in Nebraska are affected by autism?
A. 32,500 B. 47,250 C. 52,750

Answer: The CDC estimates that 1 in 59 children are diagnosed with autism. Using that statistic, up to 32,500 Nebraskans could be affected.

March
How many babies born each year will develop Cerebral Palsy?
A. 10,000 B. 15,000 C. 20,000

Answer: 10,000 babies born each year will develop Cerebral Palsy.

February
How often is a baby in Nebraska born prematurely?
A. Every hour B. Every three hours C. Every six hours

Answer: Every three hours, a baby in Nebraska is born prematurely.

January
Statewide, how many people live with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis?
A. 10,000 B. 20,000 C. 30,000

Answer: Statewide, 10,000 people live with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis.