Health risks [E-Book].
Paris : OECD Publishing
englisch
10.1787/1c4df204-en
Social Issues/Migration/Health
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Health risks relate to non-medical determinants of health. Risk factors are any attribute, characteristic or exposure of an individual that increases the likelihood of developing a disease or incurring an injury. Some examples of more important risk factors are tobacco and alcohol consumption, and being overweight or obese.