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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

2


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

3

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)

4

What is a normal BMI?

Overweight?

Obese?


18-24.99 is normal

25 - 29.9 is overweight

30 and up is obese

5

What is BMI a measure of?


it's a measure of weight in relation to height

kg/meters^2

or lb/inches^2 x 703

6

About how many deaths annually may be attributable to obesity?


300,000

7

THe displacement/hydrostatic formularequires what additional measurement?

residueal lung volume

can be estimated by one third of forced bital capacity

8

What is normal for a waist to hip ratio in men and women?


men <1.0

women <.8>

9

One pound of fat is ___ calories


3500

10

calories are ___ across food groups


equivalent

11


what are the USDA recommendations for calorie intake?


women = 1600

men = 2200

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