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mortality definition

the number of deaths caused by a particular disease, illness or other environmental factor.

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morbidity

Refers to I’ll-health in an individual and the levels of ill-health in a population or group

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Life expectancy definition

An indication of how long a person can expect to live. It is the number of years remaining to a person at a particular age, if death rates do not change.

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Health definition

A complete state of physics, social and mental wellbeing. Not merely the absence of disease.

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5 stages in the lifespan

-prenatal
-infancy
-childhood
-youth
- adulthood

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prenatal age range

conception - birth

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Infancy age range

Birth- 2 years

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Childhood age range

3-12 years

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youth age range

13-17 years

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Adulthood age range

18 onwards

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5 dimensions of health

-social
-physical
-emotional
-mental
-spiritual

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Social health definition

- form meaning and satisfying relationships with others
- ability to adapt appropriately to social situations

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Emotional health definition



- express feelings positively
- degree to which you feel emotionally secure in everyday life

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Physical health definition

How efficiently and/or effectively the body and its systems are able to function. It includes the physical capacity to perform daily activities or tasks

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mental health definition


- current state of wellbeing relating to mind
- ability to think and process informations to positively form opinions and make decisions

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Spiritual health definition


- relates to ideas, beliefs, values and ethics that arise in the minds of human beings
- concepts of hope, peace and sense of meaning or value in the world

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6 socio-cultural determinants on health

- family
- peers
-gender
- culture
-employment
-education

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Strengths and weaknesses of health definition

strengths -
The addition of social and mental wellbeing not just physical

Weaknesses -
An individual with a disability can still be healthy

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Positive influences on social health

- being accepted by others
- interacting well within different groups including family.

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Negative influences on social health

- being excluded

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Positive influences on emotional health

- being surrounded by people who make you comfortable with your emotions

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Negative influences on emotional health

- being around people who make you uncomfortable