Risk Keywords and Definitions

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Multifactorial Disease
Disease which has multiple causes e.g. genetic predispositon or lifestyle.
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Unifactorial Disease
Disease cause by a single factor e.g. a particular pathogen.
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Acute
Develops quickly, Short-term.
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Chronic
Develops slowly, Long-term.
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Risk factor
Anything that increases the risk of a particular disease.
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Disease cause by a single factor e.g. a particular pathogen.

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Unifactorial Disease

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Develops quickly, Short-term.

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Develops slowly, Long-term.

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Anything that increases the risk of a particular disease.

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