Flashcards in Hovland- Best practices in the management of chronic illness Deck (14)
What percentage of deaths in the US are d/t chronic illness?
What are the three leading chronic illnesses in the US?
What are 4 modifiable behaviors that are related to chronic illness?
Lack of physical activity
excessive alcohol consumption
what is the most common cause of disability?
What contributes most to premature death?
...then genetic predisposition
What behavior choices contribute the most to death?
What diseases do we spend the most money on?
CVD and stroke
smoking related respiratory
What is the number 1 cause of death in men and women?
stroke number 3!
**attributed to modifiable risk factors like, diet, smoking exercise
What are the most common adult cancers that are becoming "chronic illnesses"?
What percent of adult cancers are smoking related?
What is the primary risk factor for respiratory disease?
What is the 3rd leading cause of smoking related deaths?
What proportion of people born in 2000 will have diabetes?
1 in 3