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Risk
The probability of occurrence of some unwanted event or outcome. Anything that can potentially cause harm to humans.
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Estimating risks to health
Number of people who died for the disease/injury divided by the total population at the time
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Perception of risk
Overestimated risk; exposure to media and other peoples experiences, constant worrying. Underestimate; lack of information making them unaware of the factors that contribute to certain diseases such as CVD
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Correlation
Positive; two variables, as one increases results in increase in the other. Negative; increase in one variable, decrease in the other. Large amounts of data to check correlation statistically correct.
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Causation
When a chang
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Estimating risks to health

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Number of people who died for the disease/injury divided by the total population at the time

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Perception of risk

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Correlation

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Causation

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