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Geography

Geography: Risks from various geographic areas.
Introduction: Numerous diseases have greatly different prevalence or incidence rates in different parts of the world. There are many diseases that are more prevalent in the undeveloped world.

Condition count: 45; see list of conditions below.
Risk factor subtypes: Africa (21), Asia (17), South America (13), tropical areas (25)
Related risk factors: travel (52), poverty (23)

Risk factors: Risk Factor Center, risk factor list

Geography: Diseases list

The following list of medical conditions have 'Geography' or similar listed as a risk factor in our database:

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  • SARS ... certain parts of Canada, certain parts of Asia
  • Schistosomiasis ... South America, Asia, Africa
  • Sprue ... India
  • STARI ... Southeastern United States

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More Risk Factor Topics

  • Liver disease
  • liver failure ... type of Liver disease
  • livestock farmers ... type of Occupation/hobby
  • living with HepE positive person ... type of Home
  • lobsters ... type of Shellfish
  • long-distance running ... type of Sports
  • long-term care facilities ... type of Institutions
  • lovebirds ... type of Birds
  • low birth weight ... type of Childbirth
  • Low HDL cholesterol ... type of Cholesterol
  • low humidity ... type of Geography
  • low self-esteem ... type of Emotional
  • low socioeconomic status ... type of Poverty
  • low testosterone levels ... type of Hormones
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