Global patters of Health, Disease and Death

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Morbidity
Means illness
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Morbidity indicators include:
Prevalence and Incidence
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Prevalence
The total number of cases in a population at a particular time.
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Incidence
The number of new cases in a population during a particular time period.
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Mortality
Means death
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Define health
Health is defined as your physical, mental and social well-being, and the absence of disease.
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Give an of how you can measure health.
Healthy life expectancy (HLE)- this is the number of years a newborn child ca expect to live in full health without major disease.
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HLE units
Years
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Morbidity indicators include:

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Prevalence and Incidence

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Prevalence

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Incidence

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Mortality

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