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Descriptor in English: Protective Factors
Descriptor in Spanish: Factores Protectores
Descriptor in Portuguese: Fatores de Proteção
Descriptor in French: Facteurs de protection
Entry term(s): Factor, Protective
Factors, Protective
Protective Factor
Tree number(s): E05.318.740.600.800.582
N05.715.350.200.675
N05.715.360.750.625.700.570
N06.850.490.625.625
N06.850.520.830.600.800.582
Scope note: An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with prevention or mitigation of a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
Annotation: coordinate NIM with specific disease or other concept (IM)
History Note: 2015
DeCS UI: 55693
Descriptor UI: D065840
Date Established: 2015/01/01
Date of Entry: 2014/06/26
Revision Date: 2014/06/16
Protective Factors - Preferred
Concept UI M0591295
Scope note An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with prevention or mitigation of a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
Preferred term Protective Factors
Entry term(s) Factor, Protective
Factors, Protective
Protective Factor



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