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mortality rate

number of deaths/population

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what is population health

Health outcomes of a group of individuals including the distribution of such outcomes within the group

3

measures of socioeconomic status

occupation, income, education level, living standards, deprivation (NZDep)

4

what determines health

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morbidity

any departure from psychological or physical wellbeing

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what is a DALY

  • disability-adjusted life year
  • Measures gap between populations current health status and ideal health status

  • 1 DALY = 1 YLL + 1 YLD

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demographic transition model

  • Changes in population death and birth rates over time
  • Growth and change in populations over time

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epidemiological transition model

Changes in population disease patterns over time

  • Communicable disease e.g. measles (decrease)
  • Non-communicable disease e.g. cardiac arrest (increase)