Learning outcomes of the course unit
To provide knowledge related to lifestyle risk factors, their identification and prevention.
Course contents summary
Concepts of health, risk factor and lifestyle
Epidemiological studies for the identification of risk factors.
Determinants of Health
Health education and health promotion
Definition of health, risk factor, lifestyle
Determinants of health and diseases
Primary, secondary and tertiary prevention
Epidemiological studies for the identification of risk factors and evaluation of preventive interventions
Measures of association (relative risk, attributable risk, odds ratio)
Lifestyles as determinants of health
Health education, health education and health promotion
Signorelli C. Igiene, Epidemiologia, Sanità Pubblica. Roma: Società Editrice Universo, 2011.
Barbuti e coll. Igiene. Bologna: Monduzzi Editore, 2011.
Assessment methods and criteria