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    Would you be able to discuss the impact of health policies on the social factors that help determine health?

    Use the Web resources or other resources to find an example that illustrates your answer.

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    Social determinants of health:

    For this response socio-economic status can be used interchangeably with social factors. These can be identified as income, education, occupation, family structure, housing and sanitation, exposure to hazards, racial discrimination, social support, access to healthcare resources and service availability.

    Those members of society who fall into the lower socio-economic groups are less able to help themselves to maintain a healthy lifestyle and are the groups who could benefit most from proactive government intervention in healthcare to offer preventative programmes ...

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    Health policy is discussed.