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What is health?
· The absence of disease, disability, illness
· The state of well being
`Health is a state of complete physical, mental
and social well being, not merely the absence
of disease and infirmity' UN…read more

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Morbidity
· The state of being ill or diseased, the
condition that damages health of quality of
life
· The relative incidence of a particular diseases
in society (number of outbreaks)
· Prevalence- Number with disease…read more

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Mortality
· The death of people
· Attack rate-
­ Number of cases diagnosed in an area over period of
an epidemic
· Case mortality rate-
­ The number of people dying from a disease/ number
diagnosed with disease
· Crude death rate-
­ Deaths per 1000 per year
· Infant mortality rate-
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How to describe health maps
1. Name of continents
2. Compass directions
3. Outliers
4. Refer to figures from key
5. Title of maps
6. Outline patterns for each part of key…read more

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Infectious diseases
· Transmissible disease
­ A disease that can be passed from one human to
another
­ Do not spread easily worldwide
· Vector
­ Insect or animal that carries a disease from one
human to another
· Epidemic
­ When number of people with a disease is
measureable at national or regional scale
· Pandemic
­ When number of people with a disease is
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Mr A Gibson

Coverage of all the main points relating to this topic and there are loads of examples for you to use and details of case studies.

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