Which of the following enviromental factors do not influence your health status?
An example of controllable risk factors for health are lifestyle, diet, habbits. These are factors that can be changed or altered that may influence your health. On the other hand, uncontrollable examples would be Age, Race and Family history. These are factors that cannot be altered or change that may significantly influence your health.
Health can be influenced by # Biological factors- genetic predisposition/susceptibility, changes in chemical composition of body, caused by etiological agent-infections or toxins # Social factors-social rules, traditions may consider one as ill or not ill contrary to the outsider's view # Psychological factors-coping strategies, attitudes # Religious practices # Spiritual factors
There are many, many thing that influence your health. Some common ones (some a person can control, others a person cannot) are.... *Diet / Nutrition *BMI (Body Mass Index) *Exercise Habits *Muscle Mass *Body Fat Percentage *Bad Personal Habits (drinking, smoking, ect.) *General Activity Level *Family History / Genetics *Environmental Factors / Pollution
A factor is a variable which is deliberately varied between trials, in order to study its influence on the outcome. * experimental factors or other conditions may influence the outcome. There are two main types of variables to consider: * ** Treatment factors: When you are especially interested in studying how the outcome varies as a function of these factors. ** Confounders: Other factors or covariates, such as temperature, pH, humidity, drift over time, etc…