Chapter 5 - MP changes

Chapter 5 - MP changes - Chapter 5 Addressing Sources of...

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Chapter 5 Addressing Sources of Inequality and Health In Chapter 5, the reader is introduced to condition Z59.5, more commonly known as extreme poverty. Learning Objectives Social inequality is an outcome of opportunities differentially distributed Marginalization is a social determinant of health Social gradient in health and disparities in population health Demand-control model; effort-reward imbalance model Summary In Chapter 5, the reader is introduced to condition Z59.5, more commonly known as extreme poverty. Extreme poverty, often due to structural inequalities (social class, race, gender) is viewed as the greatest cause of ill health. Being poor leads to social exclusion where individuals are marginalized, which has a negative impact on health and wellness. Groups at risk for social exclusion include: women, new immigrants, racial minorities, and First nations people. Social exclusion presents itself in four different ways – social exclusion from civil society, social goods, social production, and sufficient material conditions. Research has consistently shown that there is a strong positive relationship with income and good health. For example, women living in the highest socioeconomic households have fewer preterm births, stillbirths, neonatal
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This note was uploaded on 12/19/2011 for the course AP CHEM 1300 taught by Professor James during the Fall '11 term at Manitoba.

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