9-The_Development_and_Prevention_of_Cardiovascular_Disease_Ris

9-The_Development_and_Prevention_of_Cardiovascular_Disease_Ris

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Click to edit Master subtitle style The Development and  Socioenvironmental Influences
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Epidemiology : The study of health of  Human population
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Biological risk factors of CHD : n Gender n High serum cholesterol n Hypertension n Obesity n Diabetes
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Behavior risk factors of CHD : n Smoking n Consumption of Saturated fats and  Cholesterol n Physical inactivity
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Another important risk factor  n Social Class : n In US there is a decline in CHD associated  with education among men. n In US historically there has been an  inverse relationship between CHD and  education for women. n In Canada there is an inverse relationship  between cardiovascular diseases and their 
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Principles of Social Welfare  n Resources that are basic to health are : n Affordable housing n Nutritious food n A safe, peaceful environment n Full employment n Opportunities for a meaningful role in the  society n Educational information throughout the life span
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9-The_Development_and_Prevention_of_Cardiovascular_Disease_Ris

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