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Chronic Diseases

Derek Yach

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195171853
eISBN:
9780199865352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171853.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes social injustice in relation to chronic diseases, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes mellitus, cancer, chronic respiratory diseases, and aging and risk factors. It ... More


Teaching chronic respiratory disease epidemiology

Josep M. Antó

in Teaching Epidemiology: A guide for teachers in epidemiology, public health and clinical medicine

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199685004
eISBN:
9780191765315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685004.003.0021
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

The recognition that chronic airway diseases, mainly asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), impose a high burden of health on society, as well as the sustained increase in ... More


Noncommunicable Diseases

Ramla Benmaamar, Madeleine Smith, and Derek Yach

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190914653
eISBN:
9780190914684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914653.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Social justice impacts on the occurrence, the severity, and the mortality due to noncommunicable diseases. Four noncommunicable diseases account for almost two-thirds of all deaths globally: ... More


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