Health and wellbeing
Health status
Obesity
Diabetes
Health determinants
100

Identify all dimensions of health and wellbeing

Physical, social, emotional, spiritual and mental. 

100

Identify three health status indicators

Life expectancy, morbidity, mortality and/or DALYs

100

How is obesity measured?

Body mass index (BMI) 

100

Describe the differences in the types of diabetes. 

Type 1: Is genetic and cannot be influenced

Type 2 diabetes: Is influenced by a person's behaviour


100

Identify the four categories of health determinants. 

Behavioural, biological, physical environment and social environment. 

200

Identify the 'old' definition of health. 

A state of complete physical, mental and social wellbeing and not merely the absence of disease of infirmity

200

Describe two reasons why we measure health status. 

1.It allows judgements to be made about the health of individuals, groups or populations.

2.Government and non- government organisations can take actions to improve health in areas that need it.

3.Can provide valuable feedback on actions that have already been implemented.

4.To further guide interventions aimed at improving health.

200

Identify two reasons why obesity occurs. 

*Energy imbalance between calories consumed and calories expended

*An increased intake of energy-dense foods that are high in fat

*An increase in physical inactivity (sedentary lifestyle)

200

Explain how diabetes is caused. 

The body is resistant to or doesn't produce enough insulin. 

200

Identify two behavioural determinants.

Nutrition and food intake, physical activity, sun protection, seeking help from health professionals. 

300

Identify 2 aspects of the physical health and wellbeing dimension. 

Fitness levels, body weight, functioning of the body's systems, energy levels, immune system, completing daily physical tasks and levels of illness, injury or disease. 

300

Briefly describe mortality. 

Refers to deaths, particularly at a group or population level due to a particular disease or illness. 

300
Obesity is a risk factor to many other diseases. Name two. 

Type 2 diabetes

Cardiovascular disease

Some cancers

Bone diseases

300

Identify three physical environment determinants.

Tobacco smoke in the home, housing environment, work environment, access to recreation facilities. 

400

Identify three aspects of the spiritual health and wellbeing dimension. 

Sense of belonging, meaning and purpose in life, peace and harmony, personal values and beliefs. 

400

Explain what 1 DALY equals. 

One year of healthy life lost due to premature death, illness or injury. 

400

Identify four social environment determinants.

Family cohesion, SES of parents, social media, access to education, community participation, 

500

Identify five aspects of the mental health and wellbeing dimension.

Thought patterns, self-esteem, confidence, stress and anxiety, problem solving skills, making decisions. 

500
Describe the difference between YLL and YLD. 

YLL = Years of life lost due to premature death (mortality)

YLD = Years of life lost due to disability, disease or illness (non-fatal)

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