Health Definitions

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Health
'A state of complete physical, mental and social wellbeing and not merely the absence of diseases and affirmity'
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Case - Mortality
The number of people dying from a disease divided by the number of those diagnosed as having the disease
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Morbidity
Illness and the reporting of disease
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Mortality
The death of people (based on factors like death rate, infant mortality, case mortality and attack rate)
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Attack Rate
Number of cases of a disease diagnosed in an area divided by total population
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Infant Mortality
No. of deaths of children aged less than 1 year per 1000 live births per year
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Pandemic
A disease outbreak that has spread across continents or worldwide
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Epidemic
A widespread outbreak of an infectious disease
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Crude Death Rate
The number of deaths per 1000 people per year
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The number of people dying from a disease divided by the number of those diagnosed as having the disease

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Morbidity

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Mortality

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Attack Rate

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