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community health

noun

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

Examples

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

Word Origin

by 1856

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

    Heroines of Service Mary Rosetta Parkman
  • One of the officials was the man who spoke last fall on our community health program.

  • 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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