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Health conditions

Alterations of attributes of the health status of an individual which may lead to distress, interference with daily activities, or contact with health services; it may be a disease (acute or chronic), disorder, injury or trauma, or reflect other health-related states such as emergency, aging, stress, congenital anomaly, or genetic predisposition. Examples include Arthritis, diabetes, chronic pain, depression, food and waterborne diseases, injury hospitalization.