disease determinants

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The factors that influence a disease in an individual or population. They can be divided into social, environmental, and political (e.g. physical environment, social inequality, social support), behavioural and individual (e.g. poor diet, alcohol consumption, physical inactivity), clinical and physiological (e.g. high blood pressure, obesity), genetic (normal or abnormal genes), and health outcomes.

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