Risks from various geographic areas.
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.
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 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:
... certain parts of Canada, certain parts of Asia
... South America, Asia, Africa
... Southeastern United States
More Risk Factor Topics
diabetes mellitus ... see Diabetes
diabetic retinopathy ... type of Diabetes
Dialysis ... type of Kidney disease
diaper-aged children ... type of Infants
diaphragm contraception ... type of Contraceptives
Diethylstilbestrol (DES) ... type of Hormones
dieting ... type of Weight loss
Direct body contact ... type of Contagion
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