Survey your neighbourhood to find: (a) number of people suffered from acute diseases during last 3 months (b) number of people developed chronic diseases during the same period (c) total number of people suffering from chronic diseases in your neighbourhood Now Answer: Are the answers in (a) and (b) different? Why/Why not? Are the answers in (b) and (c) different? Why/Why not?
What do you think would be the impact of these differences on general health of the population?