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Biological Risk Factors

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Definition

Factors which relate to, or contribute to, disease. For example traditional cardiovascular risk factors which contribute independently to the risk of acute coronary syndromes (e.g., blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes, obesity).

Keywords

Public Health Blood Pressure Cardiovascular Risk Acute Coronary Syndrome Social Policy 
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