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a disease caused partly by unhealthy behaviors and partly by other factors
lifestyle disease
not taking part in physical activity on a regular basis
the type of disease that causes most deaths in the United States today
lifestyles diseases
four examples of uncontrollable risk factors
1. Age
2. Race
3. Gender
4. Heredity
leading causes of death for teens
accidents such as car accidents, homicide, suicide and other accidents.
leading cause of death for non-teens
the leading cause of death for people between 19 and 65 is cancer and for those people over 65 is heart disease.
State the six risk behaviors that lead to health problems in teens
1. sedentary lifestyle
2. alcohol and other drug use
3. sexual activity
4. behaviors that cause injuries
5. tobacco use
6. poor eating habits
Risk behavior that leads to the most deaths in teens.
Behaviors that cause injuries lead to the most deaths in teens. For example, not wearing a seat belt is a risk behavior that can cause death if you are in a car accident.
Identify the risk behavior that is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States.
The state of well-being in which all of the components of health are in balance
6 components of health
1. Physical Health
2. Emotional Health
3. Social Health
4. Mental Health
5. Spiritual Health
6. Environmental Health
The achievement of a person's best in all six components of health
4 Influences on your Wellness
1. Hereditary
2. Social
3. Cultural
4. Environmental
A strong belief or ideal
Values, beliefs, and practices shared by people that have a common background
The knowledge of health information needed to make good choices about your health
Health Literacy
3 Ways to Take Charge of Your Health
1. Knowledge
2. Lifestyle
3. Attitude