Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Financing Health Care - Part 2
Lecture:Factors Contributing to Increasing U.S. Health Care Costs
Slide content:Chronic Disease and Health Risk Behaviors CDC: Four health risk behaviors Lack of physical activity Poor nutrition and obesity Tobacco use Excessive alcohol consumption 14
Slide notes:The CDC identifies four health risk behaviors that contribute to the development and increase of chronic disease including the lack of physical activity, poor nutrition and obesity, tobacco use, and excessive alcohol consumption. Many of these activities have been linked to other illnesses, such as alcohol consumption and smoking with various types of cancer, and poor nutrition and obesity with diabetes, heart disease, and high blood pressure. 14