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Unformatted text preview: >what would we use to assess it?-number of repeat visits with same condition-number of days missing work-number of days someone says they don't feel well-self assessment of quality of life >an alternative set of criteria-how much does it cost the health system?-farmer sets inequalities and every society has inequality no matter what >not how to get rid of inequalities but to find a way to organize and structure the inequalities we have in our society >in this class we mainly deal with the lowest level of ppl who are in the inequality rung-health and disease are not the same >disease is the onset of a bio pathology >health is a relative condition that includes a variety of states-disease free-daily activity poverty and disease-disease schema >diseases that emanate from poverty-leprosy-typhoid-typhus-cholera-tuberculosis-disease that afflicts the poor >sexual diseases-HIV/AIDS-syphilis >viral,bacterial, and parasitic infections-hanta, ebola, west nile...
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course SOC 124 taught by Professor Sanchez-jankowski during the Fall '07 term at University of California, Berkeley.
- Fall '07