Health - Key Terms

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Health
A state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease and infirmity
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Morbidity
Illness and reporting of disease
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Mortality
The death of people. It is measured by a number of indices, death rate, infant mortality, case mortality and attack rate
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Infant Mortality
The number of deaths of children under the age of 1, per 1000 live births, per year.
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Crude death rate
The number of deaths per 1000 people, in one year.
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Illness and reporting of disease

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Morbidity

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The death of people. It is measured by a number of indices, death rate, infant mortality, case mortality and attack rate

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Card 4

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The number of deaths of children under the age of 1, per 1000 live births, per year.

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Card 5

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The number of deaths per 1000 people, in one year.

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