Socioeconomic Conditions and Health Related Problems


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Socioeconomic Conditions and Health Related Problems
Communities with lower economic status have been known to be more exposed to health risks and face higher mortality rates, disabilities and chronic diseases. The social status of people affects their health condition causing them to be negatively impacted by health issues. According to the Robert Hood Johnson Foundation (2009), educational attainment and income as well as occupations, accumulated wealth and socioeconomic conditions are strong measures of health related problems.
Which health problem seems the most important?
Some of the health risk factors that affect the lower socioeconomic community include obesity, smoking, lack of breast feeding, physical inactivity, poor diet and...
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