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3 Prevention of Disease and Conditions, and Promotion of Well-Being

Research aimed at the primary prevention of disease, conditions or ill health, or promotion of well-being

This code group is for the promotion of health or primary prevention of diseases or conditions in healthy people or people without a pre-existing condition. These are frequently interventions.

Interventions aimed at individuals 'at risk' but who do not yet have a condition can be coded in this category

Includes policy, trial, education and evaluation studies that are aimed at health promotion or disease prevention.

Excludes secondary prevention research which will usually be covered in the 6 Treatment Evaluation or 7 Disease Management code groups.