differentiate between immediate and contributory causes

Asked by Navpankaj Jain | 19th Nov, 2013, 09:33: PM

Expert Answer:

Immediate Causes

Contributory Causes

1. Factors which are directly responsible for a particular disease are called immediate causes.

1. Factors which provide favourable conditions which make pathogens invasion easy are called contributory causes.

2. Example: Pathogens such as virus, bacteria, fungi, etc.

2. Example: poor nourishment, unhygienic environment, pollutants, etc.

Answered by Hemangi Binny | 20th Nov, 2013, 08:42: AM

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