The Health Of Poor People

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The health of poor people is affected most around the world. Studies suggest that the health of any individual is badly imfluenced by low socioeconomic status of that person. There is a social gradient in health that runs from top to bottom of the socioeconomic spectrum. The social gradient in health means that health inequities affect everyone (WHO 2014).

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Measurements of poverty:
Poverty is defined as the pronounced deprivation of well-being, or the inability to satisfy one 's basic needs.( Australian Council of Social Service 2012)

Poverty can be measured by poverty line. Australian Council of Social Services defines
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This measurement line was found in 1970.
Deprivation: This method of measuring poverty looks at the vital items people are lacking due to insufficient income or through having to spend a inconsistent amount of their income on certain costs above others. For example, spending it more on utilities and housing instead of food (Australian Council of Social Service 2011).

Poverty can also be measured as following:

Absolut poverty: it is when someone has no sufficient resources and money to cover their basic needs.
Relative poverty: this type of poverty is measured by comparing your resources to average population.

In Australia 2.2 million people are living in poverty which makes it a total of 12.8% percent of the total population of Australia (Jobs Australia 2014).
An artcle written by Callander, Emily J.; Shrestha, and Rupendra N. “Multiple Disadvantages Among Older Citizens: What a Multidimensional Measure of Poverty Can Show” tells us that age is one of the factors that can lead a person into poverty.

Comparatively some groups of Australia are a more
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