Environmental health concerns are major risk factors globally. One study looked at environmental risk factors and concluded that 22% of global death and 23% of the global burden of disease are attributed to environmental risk factors. After reading this week’s chapters and reviewing the PowerPoints and websites provided, please respond to the following (700-900 words, citation and reference in APA format):
- What is the importance of risk factors to the global burden of disease?
- What are the key concepts of environmental risk factors?
- What are the most important health conditions that relate to the environmental issues?
- Explain what household air pollution is and what can be done to prevent it?