Health Behaviors and Promotion: Definition & Explanation


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The following is an example of a primary disease prevention strategy:

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1. The following is an example of a tertiary prevention strategy:

2. Which of the following is not a healthy behavior?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will assess what you have learned about healthy behavior and health promotion. Topics you will need to know to pass the quiz include strategies for promoting health and preventing disease.

Quiz &Worksheet Goals

In this quiz, you will be tested on:

  • Examples of primary disease prevention strategies
  • Examples of tertiary disease prevention strategies
  • Examples of healthy behaviors
  • The definition of health promotion
  • The other term for secondary problems arising due to a primary disease

Skills Practiced

During this quiz, you will be tested on the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts- ensure that you can accurately define health promotion
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you have gained regarding health prevention strategies and avoiding disease
  • Distinguishing differences- make sure that you know the differences between primary, secondary and tertiary disease prevention strategies

Additional Learning

Review the corresponding lesson on Health Behaviors & Promotion to learn more. This lesson will cover the following objectives:

  • Define health promotion according to the World Health Organization
  • Define and understand health behavior
  • Recognize the importance of health behavior in disease prevention
  • Detail primary, secondary and tertiary disease prevention strategies