WHat are essentially the 4 stages of the chronic disease continuum?
1. Development, social, environmentl, and genetic determinants
2. health risk behaviors, and other facotr
3. chronic condition
4. chronic disease
what are the 3 types of epidemiology we're concerned with?
1. descriptive epidemiology (describe the distribution of a disease in a group)
2. Analytic epidemiology (discovers the causes of each of the factors along the continuum)
3. intervention and evaluation research
WHat are the 4 levels of prevention strategy?
health promotion (target entire population)
primary (target those with 1+ risk factors)
secondary (target those with limited disease)
tertiary (target those with symptomatic or advanced disease)
What is a normal BMI?
18-24.99 is normal
25 - 29.9 is overweight
30 and up is obese
What is BMI a measure of?
it's a measure of weight in relation to height
or lb/inches^2 x 703
About how many deaths annually may be attributable to obesity?
THe displacement/hydrostatic formularequires what additional measurement?
residueal lung volume
can be estimated by one third of forced bital capacity
What is normal for a waist to hip ratio in men and women?
One pound of fat is ___ calories
calories are ___ across food groups
what are the USDA recommendations for calorie intake?
women = 1600
men = 2200