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Chapter 13 - Chapter 13 Behavior as a risk factor. I. II....

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Behavior as a risk factor. I. Content of cigarette smoke 1. Tar Wet particulate matter 2. Nicotine Addictive II. Diseases promoted by smoking 1. Heart and vascular disease Heart attack Cardiac arrhythmia Stroke 2. Lung disease Emphysema Chronic bronchitis 3. Cancer Lung Oral Esophageal Bladder Leukemia 4. Peptic ulcers 5. Fetus effects Prematurity Low birth weight Infant mortality III. Smoking Related Death 1. U.S smoking mortality 390,000 smoking related deaths/year 1 of 6 deaths are smoking related 2. Quitting smoking and mortality After 10 years quit, ½ rate of lung cancer compared to continuing smokers After 15 years quit, heart disease rick is equal to never smokers Those who quit by age 50, ½ IV. Passive Smoking 1. Second Smoke Listed by EPA as carcinogen 20% increased rick of lung cancer if there is a smoker in home V. Common types of stress 1. Frustration: blocked goal 2. Conflict: incompatible motivations
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