Tag: facteur de risque

 

Defining of Health Behaviors

“The concept of health-related behavior is any behavior or activity that is part of everyday life, but which affects the health of the person. Almost any behavior or activities may affect health and in this context it may be useful to consider the health-related behaviors as part of the lifestyle of an individual or group” […]

Defining Modifiable Risk Factor

“A risk factor is any attribute, characteristic or exposure of a subject which increases the likelihood of developing a disease or suffer a trauma” (World Health Organization, 2013). For example, exposure of a person to a risk factor such as smoking increases the risk of developing lung cancer as smoking cessation reduces this risk. The […]