A long lasting dental insurance no waiting period preventive medicine intervention the next level down on the pyramid is where we make decisions the default by changing the context in which behaviors occur and it makes it more difficult to avoid .
- The intervention so for example changing laws to require seatbelt use making it easier for people to wear their seatbelts because .
- if you don’t put your seatbelt on you get this really annoying beeping noise until you put it on so you .
- Want to put it on and just make the noise go away but it’s it’s much easier than it used to be to wear your seatbelt banning smoking in certain.
- public places is another example both of these examples and accomplishments in public health have had .
A tremendous impact and saved many many many lives in another basic example some of the buildings at CDC the newer buildings dental insurance no waiting period for example when you first walk in the stairs are what you see before you see the elevator so and .
The stairs have windows and maybe have some plants or some music so that makes it much more enjoyable and very easy for people to decide to take the stairs instead of going all the way around the corner to find the elevator so .
That’s a real basic example of making the healthy decisions the default at the base of the pyramid are the public health interventions that affect socio-economic factors if we can improve the quality of life by helping people out of poverty.
Providing basic sanitation improving access to education helping them get jobs providing healthy food medical care