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Health Promotion Programs: A Primer – James F. McKenzie, Brad L. Neiger, Rosemary Thackeray Fifth Edition Health Education, Health Promotion, Health Educators, and Program Planning Chapter 1
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Health Status in the U. S. - 1 Looking back; the 20th Century Many infectious diseases were controlled; chronic diseases became a greater concern Average life span increased 29.7 yrs. Health promotion era of public health began in 1974 Lalonde Report in Canada Three modifiable health-damaging behaviors–tobacco use, lack of physical activity, & poor eating habits responsible for much of the ill health Healthy People ; behavioral risk factors became more important Healthy People initiatives began in 1990
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Health Status in the U. S. - 2 Looking ahead; the 21st Century Healthy People initiatives have continued–2000, 2010 Health behavior is more important; behavioral patterns are the single most prominent domain of influence over health prospects in U.S. (McGinnis et al., 2002) Need for health information to be understood by the average person Need for health professionals to provide public with the information & skills to make quality health decisions
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Comparison of Most Common Causes of Death & Actual Causes
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Health Education defined… Health education – “any combination of planned learning
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Ch_01_5e - Fifth Edition Planning, Implementing, &...

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