predisposing factors

pre·dis·pos·ing fac·tors

genetic, attitudinal, personality, and environmental factors that are associated with health, or lack of it, in a person.

pre·dis·pos·ing fac·tors

(prēdis-pōzing faktŏrz)
Genetic, attitudinal, personality, and environmental factors associated with health, or lack of it, in a person.
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Tonsillitis starts from a viral infection that becomes a bacterial infection and the predisposing factors come from the environment, like a cold climate, air-conditioned premises, consumption of cold water or foods.
Such treatment not only de-humanizes the black community, it serves as one of the risks or predisposing factors for higher prevalence of mental illness and instability in this population relative to the white community.
One Health will publish high quality research papers, reviews and outbreak reports on inter- and intra-species pathogen transmission and the predisposing factors that lead to their emergence.
The infection source and predisposing factors could not be ascertained.
Air pollution, unhealthy food, obesity, physical inactivity are all predisposing factors for cancer.
These signs are the predisposing factors for foreign-body impaction in the upper aerodigestive tract.
Although ACL injury prevention programs (PEP ACL, Sportsmetrics, and FIFA's the 11) exist, no one program addresses all suspected predisposing factors of injury.
An individual may be more vulnerable to developing violent behaviors if they have predisposing factors and are then exposed to stress, abuse, or other triggers, especially early in life.
The behavioral model of health care utilization posits that access to health care and health resource utilization are determined by predisposing factors (e.
Epidemiologic data analysis revealed that predisposing factors of nontoxigenic C.
However, our results do not rule out that factors related to underlying subfertility, rather than the procedure itself, are the most important predisposing factors for childhood cancer.
11-31 Predisposing factors for Candida parapsilosis endocarditis include prosthetic valves, intravenous (IV) drug use, parenteral nutrition, abdominal surgery, immunosuppression, treatment with broad-spectrum antibiotics and pre-existing valvular disease.