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vulenerable population
a group/s who are morelikely to develop health related problems, have more difficulty accessing healthcare, more likely to experience a poor outcome/shorter life span
Healthy People 2010 vulnerable population
poor, homeless, disabled, severly mentally ill, the very young and the very old
poverty
drastically increases vulnerabilty
poverty illness
anemia, asthma, diabetes, hearing impairments, flu, pneumonia, tuberculosis and certian eyeball abnormalities
2 important indirect measures of the influence of income on health
1)comparison of martality rates for white and minority populations 2) examination of the total mortality rates from illness that affect the poor to a greater degree than other income groups.
psychologically decompensated
emotionally and mentally separated from society
Socially Decompensated
unable to interact with other people