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1

What percentage of deaths in the US are d/t chronic illness?

7/10

2

What are the three leading chronic illnesses in the US?

Heart disease
cancer
stroke

3

What are 4 modifiable behaviors that are related to chronic illness?

Lack of physical activity
poor nutrition
tobacco use
excessive alcohol consumption

4

what is the most common cause of disability?

obesity

5

What contributes most to premature death?

Behavioral patterns
...then genetic predisposition

6

What behavior choices contribute the most to death?

tobacco
physical activity

7

What diseases do we spend the most money on?

CVD and stroke
cancer
smoking related respiratory
diabetes

8

What is the number 1 cause of death in men and women?

CAD

stroke number 3!

**attributed to modifiable risk factors like, diet, smoking exercise

9

What are the most common adult cancers that are becoming "chronic illnesses"?

Prostate
breast
lung

10

What percent of adult cancers are smoking related?

80%

11

What is the primary risk factor for respiratory disease?

smoking

12

What is the 3rd leading cause of smoking related deaths?

COPD

13

What proportion of people born in 2000 will have diabetes?

1 in 3

14

How many adults are obese?

1 in 3