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Health and quality of Life notes - LBST 2214-664 Measures...

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LBST 2214-664 8/26/2010 Measures of Health, Health Disparities in the U.S. Healthcare System Themes -Measures -Dispaarity -Healthcare System -Ethics -Health Policy -Social Determinants of Health Defining and Measuring Health Leading Causes of Death- 1900 1.Pheumonia (12%) 2.Tuberculosis (11%) 3.Diarrhea (8%) 4.Heart Disease (8%) 5. Stroke (6%) -Life Expectancy-49.2 Leading Cause of Death- 2006 1.Heart Disease (27%) 2.Cancer (23%) 3.Stroke (6%) 4.Respitory Disease (5%) 5. Accidental Injury (3%) -Life Expectancy 77.7 -Physical Activity-anything that causes you to move and burn calories. -Exercise- rigorous, repetitive, structure, goal oriented use of physical activity; you have a goal.
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Health in the Past: -Not sick=Healthy -Epidemics of infectious diseases -Survivors: “hearty stock, good fortune” -Poor Health-bad hygiene, unsanitary -In the late 1800’s poor hygiene and unsanitary living conditions, were due to environmental factors. Health Now:
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This note was uploaded on 09/14/2010 for the course LBST 2214 taught by Professor Ds during the Spring '08 term at UNC Charlotte.

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