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Unformatted text preview: 95% will have health care -Medicaid coverage is expanded to poor allowing incomes of up to 133% of the poverty line -All American will be required to have health insurance -Employers with more that 50 employees will be required to provide health insurance for them -Health insurance companies will be unable to reject people with pre-existing conditions Social and Economic Determinants of Health Social and economic conditions Health Outcomes -Prenatal health care -Stress from prejudice and discrimination leads to a “weathering effect”-“John Henryism” – many African American men work extra hard to prove themselves Health Selection theory – the relationship between lower income and higher morbidity may be spurious ? Low-income High mortality Drift Explanation- health may cause social position Economic Conditions Health Outcomes...
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- Fall '08
- Sociology, Health and Health Care