Name___________________________________________Section________________Date_____________ Risk Factors and Protective Measures Directions – For each of the influences below, list one factor that can affect your personal health. In the next column, list one protective behavior you could take to counteract that influence. Influences on your health Risk Factor Protective Factor Culture The collective beliefs, customs, and behaviors of a group. Media Radio, TV, Internet Peers People of similar age with similar interests. Environment The sum of your surroundings. Heredity The traits that were biologically passed on to you from your parents. On the other side of this paper, DRAW a visual representation of what you have written in the table.