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2 types of population

Fixed
Dynamic

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Fixed Populations

Are permanent and usually based around an event

exp. Hiroshima survivors

3

Dynamic Populations

Are fluid

exp. expectant mothers

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Population (broad def)

group of people in an area who have something in common

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Active Prevention/Intervention

Requires an individual to change their bx

exp. wearing a seat belt

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Passive Prevention/Intervention

Does NOT require an individual to change their bx

exp. fluoridation of the tap water