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Preventing Chronic Diseases: Defining the Problem: Report from the Prevention of Chronic Disease Programme

Author: Jennings, S.; Health Service Executive

Publication Year: 2014



Executive Summary
Chapter 1 Rationale for Addressing the Prevention of Major Chronic Diseases
Chapter 2 Demography and Life Expectancy
Chapter 3 Mortality from Major Chronic Diseases
Chapter 4 Hospitalisations due to Major Chronic Diseases
Chapter 5 Incidence and Prevalence of Major Chronic Diseases in Ireland
Chapter 6 Epidemiology of Lifestyle Risk Factors for Major Chronic Diseases
Chapter 7 Epidemiology of Biomedical Risk Factors for Major Chronic Diseases
Chapter 8 Impact of Risk Factors on Development of Major Chronic Diseases
Appendix A Investment in Populations Health in Five OECD Countries
Appendix B Trends in Cardiovascular Mortality (Male) 1985-2009, Ireland, UK, France and EU15, all ages
Appendix C Quarterly National Household Surveys 2007 and 2010
Appendix D SLAN Series - Self Reported BMI Distribution by Gender, Age and Year (1998, 2002 and 2007)


This important document which sets out the picture of chronic disease and the preventable nature of the underlying risk factors in 21st century Ireland.

Format Download
Keywords chronic disease
Publisher HSE
Classification chronic disease
ISBN 9781908972057
Pages 92
Categories: Reports
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