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Chapter 14 Quiz 1. Basic Definitions a. Health i. State of complete physical, mental, and social well-being 1. Not just absence of disease 2. Also positive sense of wellness b. Healthcare i. Any activity intended to improve health c. Medicine i. Institutionalized system for the scientific diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of illness 2. Health in Global Perspective a. Life expectancy i. An estimate of the average lifetime of people born in a specific year 1. Generally correlated with low-middle-high income nation status 2. Generally related to infectious and parasitic disease a. Such as TB, polio, measles, hepatitis, malaria, etc. b. Infant Mortality Rate i. Number of deaths of infants under 1 year of age per 1,000 live births in a given year 1. Generally, correlated with low-middle-high income nation status 2. Generally, related to insufficient of contaminated food, lack of access to pure/safe water, inadequate sewage and refuse disposal 3. Health in the United States a. Social Epidemiology i. Study of the causes and distribution of health, disease, and impairment throughout a population 1. Age
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a. Chronic disease i. Illnesses that are long term or lifelong and that develop gradually or are present from birth ii. Older adults b. Acute disease
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