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Definition of health and illness study of Health Care as it's institutionalized in society. Related to social factors - race/class/Gender/age/edu/local Social Factors economic gap, who has power Disease is NOT random Why do some groups suffer more? social reasons 47 million without Health Care Macro big picture Micro small C. Wright Mills Sociological Perspective ? the real factors Soci in Med Soci of Med macro and social structors gain insight why men and women are effected diff etc Careers in Med Sociology Chapter 2 Disease Illness Epidemiology
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distribution of disease within a given population Social Epidemiolgy Incidence new cases / acute Prevalence total # of cases in pop / chronic Life Expectancy Mortality Infant indication of health of a nation lower if higher gender inequality Maternal mothers Morbidity already sick Rates how are they calculated prevalence rates total # of cases in pop x # of illness____________ specified pop during a period
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course SOCI 3800 taught by Professor Smith,staritaann during the Spring '08 term at North Texas.

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