020310 - Race VS Ethnicity-Race: more biological-Ethnicity:...

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February 3, 2010 Infant Mortality Rates (IMR) and Average Life Expectancy Rates Distribution in healthcare also matters - Could have great healthcare but lack of distribution makes it void SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) Education is vital in healthcare HOWEVER: - Time is an issue - Patients may be incompliant - Patients may not be able to afford suggestions made my doctors S.E.S. (Socioeconomic status) - Most differences between race and ethnic groups can be explained by SES factors
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Unformatted text preview: Race VS Ethnicity-Race: more biological-Ethnicity: more culture based Diabetes-Type I: Childhood diabetes -Type 2: Late onset (weight/age related) Poorer people:-Lack the ability to manage chronic disease-Lack education-Stress Areas of residential segregation with lower income and different SES factors Babies weigh less Doctors try to understand patient experience-Language barriers pose problems...
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