Jacobsen Sections 1.1, 1.2, and 1.3
Health is not just the absence of disease, nor is it just medical - it is holistic well-being
and varies culturally.
Medicine focuses on individuals health; public health focuses on population health
Review material for Exam 1
Memorize the WHO Constitution definition of health.
A state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence
of disease or infirmity
Lecture 8: OBESITY
Subramanian - Weight of nations: a socioeconomic analysis of women in low- to middle-income
Study assessed correlation between overweight+BMI and SES in low- and middleincome countries
cross-sectional analysis of representat