The population of a nation can be divided into specific groups when interpreting current health trends

       This makes it easier to see if there is an unequal distribution of some illnesses and conditions within each group. Some have shorter lives, higher levels of risk factors that contribute to preventable disease and injury, and a lower level of access and/or use of health services.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.     Why do health workers divide the population into specific groups?

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2.     What are some aspects that people from a group experiencing health inequality experience?

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3.     One such group is A_____________________  T__________________    S_________________                   I________________________          

4.     How do death rates of ASTI people compare with the general population?

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5.     What are the main causes of death for  ASTIs?

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6.     What are the main differences between the ASTI and the general population in disease rates?

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7.     Compare the health of ASTI children with the general population.

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