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Evans And Stoddart's Model Of Health Disparities

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Health disparities refer to the differences of the health status, injury and disease prevention, and optimal health opportunity achieving, which are experienced by different groups of people (CDC., 2008). These groups of people can be defined by such factors (determinants) as the gender, ethnicity and race, social and community networks, living and working conditions (education, income, unemployment, work environment, housing), and socioeconomic position (Hernandez & Blazer, 2006).
Evans and Stoddart had proposed a model of health determinants that provides a conceptual framework which consider the factors that influence that individuals’ health in a community. Unlike the other models which concern only about the absence of the disease, this
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