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dc.contributor.authorJennings, Siobhan M
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
refterms.dateFOA2018-08-24T23:35:12Z


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