Virtual Preceptorship: Epidemiology


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Virtual Preceptorship: Epidemiology
Assignment 3 – Application Exercise 2
Epidemiology refers to “the study of the distribution and the determinants of health-related states [and] overlaps with demography” (
, Anderson & McFarlane, 2008). During the mid-1960s women entered the Canadian workforce in large numbers although many employers regarded their proper place as being in the home. Sexist attitudes have persisted and the fundamental rationale is that women are associated with their reproductive function which does not correspond to the place of material production. Furthermore, the workplace has no connection with reproduction an d employers bear no responsibility for women who choose to become pregnant. It is a...
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