Preventing chronic disease: defining the problem

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/338212
Title:
Preventing chronic disease: defining the problem
Authors:
Jennings, Siobhan M
Affiliation:
Prevention of Chronic Disease Programme, Health Service Executive
Publisher:
Health Service Executive (HSE)
Issue Date:
Apr-2014
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/338212
Item Type:
Report
Language:
en
Description:
This publication aims to set out a clear and concise picture of the burden of chronic disease and known risk factors along with the impact of those risk factors on our health. Chapter 1 summarises the rationale for addressing the prevention of chronic disease. Chapter 2 gives a picture of the population of Ireland in terms of demographic variables and life expectancy. Chapters 3, 4 and 5 outline aspects of the burden of the four major chronic diseases in Ireland. Chapters 6 and 7 summarise the current state of and recent trends in risk factors for these chronic diseases in adults and children in Ireland. Finally, chapter 8 identifies the impact of these risk factors, clarifying their contribution to chronic disease.
Local subject classification:
PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT; HEALTH SERVICE PLANNING; HEALTH STATUS; CHRONIC DISEASE; RISK FACTORS
ISBN:
978-1-908972-05-7

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorJennings, Siobhan Men_GB
dc.date.accessioned2015-01-13T14:56:09Z-
dc.date.available2015-01-13T14:56:09Z-
dc.date.issued2014-04-
dc.identifier.isbn978-1-908972-05-7-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/338212-
dc.descriptionThis publication aims to set out a clear and concise picture of the burden of chronic disease and known risk factors along with the impact of those risk factors on our health. Chapter 1 summarises the rationale for addressing the prevention of chronic disease. Chapter 2 gives a picture of the population of Ireland in terms of demographic variables and life expectancy. Chapters 3, 4 and 5 outline aspects of the burden of the four major chronic diseases in Ireland. Chapters 6 and 7 summarise the current state of and recent trends in risk factors for these chronic diseases in adults and children in Ireland. Finally, chapter 8 identifies the impact of these risk factors, clarifying their contribution to chronic disease.en_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherHealth Service Executive (HSE)en_GB
dc.subject.otherPUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENTen_GB
dc.subject.otherHEALTH SERVICE PLANNINGen_GB
dc.subject.otherHEALTH STATUSen_GB
dc.subject.otherCHRONIC DISEASEen_GB
dc.subject.otherRISK FACTORSen_GB
dc.titlePreventing chronic disease: defining the problemen_GB
dc.typeReporten
dc.contributor.departmentPrevention of Chronic Disease Programme, Health Service Executiveen_GB
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