Environment


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Environment: Risks from various aspects of the environment
Condition count: 45; see list of conditions below.
Risk factor subtypes: water (29), soil (9)
Related risk factors: water (29), home (12), occupation (71), chemicals (18)
Risk factors: Risk Factor Center, risk factor list

Conditions list: The following list of conditions have 'Environment' or similar listed as a risk factor in our database:

A

  • Acute rheumatic fever ... overcrowding
  • Amebic dysentery ... poor sanitation
  • Ascariasis ... human feces, poor sanitation

    B

  • Bacterial meningitis ... dust storms
  • Blepharitis ... overcrowding

    C

  • Carbon monoxide poisoning ... automobile exhaust
  • Cercarial dermatitis ... shallow water
  • Cholera ... human feces, overcrowding, poor sanitation
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease ... environmental air pollution
  • Coccidioidomycosis ... dust exposure, dust storms, contaminated soil, Soil in semiarid areas
  • Colorectal cancer ... environmental toxins
  • Cryptococcosis ... soil
  • Cryptosporiosis ... feces
  • Cyclosporiasis ... infected stool

    D

  • Depressive disorders ... natural disasters
  • Dysentery ... poor sanitation

    E

  • Eczema ... environmental irritants
  • Epstein-Barr virus ... crowding

    G

  • Gastroenteritis ... overcrowding, poor sanitation

    H

  • Hepatitis ... poor sanitation
  • Hookworm ... human feces, soil contaminated by human feces, soil contaminated by human feces, poor sanitation

    L

  • Lead poisoning ... old buildings, lead in soil
  • Listeriosis ... soil
  • Lung cancer ... Pollution, air pollutants

    M

  • Melioidosis ... soil, muddy areas
  • Meningitis ... dust storms
  • Meningococcal disease ... dust storms
  • Mononucleosis ... crowding
  • Mycoplasma pneumoniae ... crowding

    P

  • Pediculosis ... transient populations, homeless
  • Pneumococcal meningitis ... dust storms
  • Polio ... feces

    R

  • Relapsing fever ... water, overcrowding
  • Rheumatic fever ... overcrowding

    S

  • Scabies ... overcrowding
  • Schistosomiasis ... feces
  • Scurvy ... transient populations
  • Shigellosis ... crowding, poor sanitation
  • Sporotrichosis ... soil
  • Stomach cancer ... certain dusts

    T

  • Tetanus ... soil
  • Toxoplasmosis ... soil, soil containing cat feces
  • Trachoma ... poor sanitation
  • Tuberculosis ... overcrowding

    W

  • Waterborne Diseases ... poor sanitation


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