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1

Whitehead (UK)'s def of health inequity

dif in health that are unnecessary and avoidable
-are unfair

2

fact about gonorrhea need to know

-Hispanics lower incidence than general pop
-higher than whites

3

"" (adj) health literacy is required (hint: scale of excellent to terrible)

proficient

4

% percent have proficient health literacy

10

5

define patient activation

skills and confidence that equip patients to become actively engaged in their healthcare

6

educational attainment affects health in what three broad ways

1 health knowledge
2 work
3 socioeconomic status

7

(less than high school) x WHAT NUMBER = college degree

in terms of health

same question but for children whose parents have not finished high school

4

children: 6

8

poor children (times) likely to have asthma

twice

9

describe the steps of the poverty cycle

poverty -> stress -> health/cognitive impact -> lower education -> persistent poverty

10

Head start is an early intervention program (link education and health)

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