Incidence and cause of major health problems

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1. Who suggested that physical inactivity is a risk factor for several diseases?

  • The Food Safety Officer
  • COMA (1991)
  • The Department of Health
  • The Food Standards Agency
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2. What is passive smoking?

  • Breathing in someone's cigarette smoke
  • Smoking yourself
  • Smoking once or twice a week
  • Only smoking socially

3. Poor diet is associated with what?

  • Cancers, heart disease, stoke and tooth decay
  • Type 1 diabetes
  • Being healthy
  • Exercising

4. What has contributed to the rise in obesity?

  • Smoking and drug use
  • More supermarkets being built
  • Larger portions, sugary drinks, more fast food outlets
  • Eating too much fruit and vegetables

5. Do individuals from high socio-economic groups or low socio-economic groups do more exercise?

  • High socio-economic groups
  • Low socio-economic groups


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