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The gender roles and /or expectations/ stereotypes particular to being male or female in society



Relates to the state of belonging to a social group that has common national or cultural traditions or rules that govern decisions



Is an organised collection of beliefs, cultural systems, and world views that relate Humanity to an order of existence


Minority group

A group of people with common interests or characteristics which distinguish them from the more numerous majority of the population of which they form a part of. could be linked to sexuality race or culture etc



Number of years of formal schooling including school and or university


Employment and occupation

Employment refers to the state of being paid for organised task related activities. Occupation refers to the type of work one does e.g. blue or white colour occupation and associated conditions.



Money received, especially on a regular basis, for work or through investments and or government support.


Social support including family

The perception and actuality that one is cared for, has assistance available from other people (emotional, social and physical), and that one is part of a supportive social network


Community resources

Community resources are the facilities and infrastructure in place within a given community to support activities of daily life. this can include public transport infrastructure playgrounds roads and shops


Access to health services

If services are available (location/ space), accessible (cost) and appropriate (fit with need), then the opportunity to obtain health care exists, and a population may 'have access' to services.


Food security

When people have reliable access to sufficient, affordable, nutritious food to support a healthy life.


Living conditions

The physical environments of the home that an individual resides in including features such as heat, light, damp, security and space/ size of dwellings.


Social determinants

Are the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age. These circumstances are shaped by the distribution of money, power and resources at global, national and local levels


Determinants of health

A factor or characteristic that brings about change in health either for the better or the worse.