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1

Worldwide, what is the highest cause of death?

CVD

2

What is the neonatal period?

The first 28 days of life

3

What is the epidemiological transition?

4 stage transition from a state of high birth rate and communicable disease deaths to low birth rate and high non-communicable diseases

4

What type of disease causes the greatest morbitidy worldwide?

Diarrhoeal diseases

5

What is the highest cause of years of life to disability (YLDs) in the world?

Unipolar depression

6

What is the most effective public health method of smoking reduction?

Increasing taxes