PP19MCHDisparities09.ppt

PP19MCHDisparities09.ppt - Issue Paper February 2007...

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Issue Paper ■ February 2007 National Institute for Health Care Management Research and Educational Foundation
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Influences on Health Status Biological s Genetic s Environmental s Socioeconomic s Behavioral s Health Care
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Socioeconomic Factors SES most powerful because income, education, and social support influence both risk and resiliency factors s Race and ethnicity Can affect SES Influence access to health care Culture affects health behaviors Stigma and inferiority/ racism and discrimination s Genetic? David Williams (University of Michigan) “Racial categorizations are largely a social and political construct, rather than genetically or biologically based”
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Socioeconomic Factors in Children   Low-income Children: Have higher rates of mortality within same condition s Have higher rates of disability s Are more likely to have multiple conditions s Low-income children of parents who did not complete high school have worse health, more health problems and greater problem severity than others
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