Biology: Year 9 Term 3: Health

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Define health (1)
Someone's physical and mental state of wellbeing
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What is a communicable disease? Give an example (2)
A disease that can be spread from one person to another eg measles
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Communicable disease are typically ... ? (2)
Quick Onset, Short Duration
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What is a non-communicable disease? Give an example (2)
A disease that cannot be spread from one person to another eg cancer
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What are the 4 categories of non-communicable diseases? (4)
Cardiovascular, Cancer, Diabetes, Chronic Respiratory Diseases
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What are the 4 methods of direct spreading? (4)
Bodily fluids, Inhalation, Food, Water
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How are diseases spread indirectly? (1)
Via vectors
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How else can diseases be spread? (1)
Animal handling
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Define risk factor (1)
Something which increases likelihood of contracting a disease
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What is a communicable disease? Give an example (2)

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A disease that can be spread from one person to another eg measles

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Communicable disease are typically ... ? (2)

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What is a non-communicable disease? Give an example (2)

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