In this section, readers will learn about the nature of health, health education, health promotion and related concepts. This will help to understand the social, psychological and physical components of health.
- 1.8: Life Expectancy at Birth
- Life expectancy is a measure often used to gauge the overall health of a population. Life expectancy at birth represents the average number of years that a group of infants would live if the group were to experience the age-specific death rates present in the year of birth. Differences in life expectancy among various demographic subpopulations, including racial and ethnic groups, may reflect differences in a range of factors.
Thuimbnail: Health is a critical aspect of human life. Image used with permission (CC BY-SA 2.0 Generic;Tulane Public Relations).
Behavior Change and Goal Setting https://courses.lumenlearning.com/su...se-prevention/ CC BY SA
Centers for Disease Control
https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hus/hus16.pdf%23019 CC BY SA
Contemporary Health Issues http://hlth21fall2012.wikispaces.com/home CC BY SA
Healthy People https://www.healthypeople.gov CC BY SA
Transtheoretical Model https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transtheoretical_model CC BY SA