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community health


a field within public health concerned with the study and improvement of the health of biological communities


Community health tends to focus on geographic areas rather than people with shared characteristics.

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by 1856's 21st Century Lexicon
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  • One of the officials was the man who spoke last fall on our community health program.

  • Their city had a model government, and ideal regulations for community health and enjoyment.

    Heroines of Service Mary Rosetta Parkman
  • If the physical condition of school children is our best index to community health, who is to read the index?

    Civics and Health William H. Allen

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