The concept of risk factors for health and its interpretation in foreign sociology

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The approaches to concept of health “risk factors” and its interpretation in works of different sociologists are found out on the basis of foreign sociological literature. Two main tendencies in considering of this issue are marked out - priority of unhealthy forms of behavior and unfavorable conditions of environment. The critical evaluation of this trends is given in context of their subjective objective character.

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D. A Izutkin

Nizhniy Novgorod state medical academy

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Email: dan55@mail.ru
603005 Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia

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