Policy Advocacy Challenge

Policy Advocacy Challenge

Order Description
Complete Policy Advocacy Challenge 1.6 (Jansson, p. 28)

Required Texts:

Jansson, B. S. (2014). Becoming an effective policy advocate (7th ed.). Pacific Grove: Brooks/Cole/Wadsworth. ISBN-13: 978- 1-285-06407-9

3 questions

1. What evidence suggests that social-economic factors are often more important than
Genes in shaping differences in the health of low income persons and persons of
color as compared to relatively affluent persons of Caucasian background?
2. What kinds of social and economic factors shape health outcomes and why?
3. Will expansion of health coverage, such as in national health insurance, end these
“health disparities”?

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