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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

  • mud houses ... type of Home
  • muddy areas ... type of Environment
  • mulch ... type of Plants
  • mullet ... type of Seafood
  • multiple births ... type of Childbirth
  • multiple pregnancies ... type of Pregnancy
  • multiple sex partners ... type of Sex
  • multiple sexual partners ... type of Sex
  • mumps ... type of Viruses
  • muskrats ... type of Animals
  • mussels ... type of Shellfish
  • Myanmar ... type of Asia
  • Native Americans ... type of American Indians
  • natural disasters ... type of Environment
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