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Health Factors

Risk factors (RF) - these are potentially hazardous to health circumstances of a behavioral, biological, genetic, ecological, social nature, the environment and the work environment, increasing the likelihood of the development of diseases, their progression and adverse outcome.

З due to the complex influence of social, behavioral and biological factors.


1. Socio-economic: working conditions, housing conditions, well-being, etc.

2. Socio - biological: age of parents, gender, course of the antenatal period, etc.

3. Genetic: hereditary predisposition

4. Ecological and climatic: environmental pollution, average annual temperature, level of solar radiation, etc.

5. Organizational and medical: the level of quality and accessibility of medical and social assistance, etc.

6. The way and conditions of life and work: stress, physical inactivity, occupational hazards, etc.

For instance:

Health 50% depends on the conditions and lifestyle of a person, 20-25% on the state of the external environment, 20% on genetic factors and 10-15% on the state of health. Thus, each person is responsible for maintaining their own health, which contributes to the public health of the nation, as it is a member of society ..

Factors interact with each other, mutually influence and change each other, change in time and have regional characteristics.
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Health Factors

  1. Factors that influence bone metabolism.
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  2. Health risk factors. Hypodynamia, its effect on the body
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  3. What effect does ECT have on the body?
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  4. Health Factors and Healthy Living
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  5. The influence of environmental factors on microorganisms
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  7. Heredity and its effects on health
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  8. The influence of various factors on the development of the epidemic process
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  18. The influence of indoor plants on the microclimate of classrooms and the health of students
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