The term 'health inequalities' is generally used to describe differences in health between individuals, populations, and between those occupying unequal positions in societies. Health inequalities are usually described in relation to social class, 'race', and gender.
Graham, H. (2007) Unequal lives. Health and socioeconomic inequalities. Maidenhead: Open University Press/McGraw-Hill Education
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