P3 M4 M2

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In this assignment I will be explaining and in detail looking into factors that have affected the health of the public and how this will continue to have an impact on health and how major events have changed the public’s opinions on these factors. Patterns of ill Health P.3 A stroke means that the blood supply to a part of the brain is suddenly cut off. The brain cells need a constant supply of oxygen from the blood. Soon after the blood supply is cut off, the cells in the affected area of brain become damaged, or die. A stroke is sometimes called a brain attack. The table below shows the morbidity rates of people who have suffered with stroke between men and women in two different regions these being North East and South East. The statistics show age standardised deaths of people who have suffered with a stroke and as a result died between 2010-2012. | Men | Women | North East | 83.74 | 79.70 | South East | 70.45 | 71.91 | Mortality - “The state or condition of being subject to death; mortal character, nature, or existence.” Mortality rates are a significant part of the public health and also of the progression in treatment and finding new diagnoses. These facts and figures allow medical professionals to have an insight into the different causes of death and the lifestyle that the deceased led, this can then give evidence of how different factors of peoples life’s can impact their health and can change the health for the public in the future. Mortality rates are founded by looking at the suffers of strokes that have deceased doctors records and death certificates. P.4 Smoking There are many different factors that can impact on a person’s health for example when looking into someone’s lifestyle smoking can be a factor that is significant in affecting a person’s health and it has also been shows that smokers are 4 times more likely to

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