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IHP 330 Module Four Worksheet Levels of Disease Prevention Prevention in epidemiology includes a wide range of activities known as interventions that are aimed at reducing risks or threats to health. The three categories of prevention include primary, secondary, and tertiary. This worksheet will allow you to practice defining and providing examples for the different levels. Part 1 Define the three levels of disease prevention. 1. Primary: Means to prevent illness from occurring. 2. Secondary: Mean to prevent or stop a disease from occurring. 3. Tertiary: Means to limit or disable an illness before it becomes problematic.
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