Low economic means as a disease risk factor.
Poverty contributes to disease in numerous ways.
It reduces people's access to health care,
reduces treatment availability,
lowers overall educational levels,
and subjects people to reduced standards of
housing and related utilities.
Poverty is a substantial health risk even in developed countries,
but is particularly serious in undeveloped countries.
see list of conditions below.
Related risk factors: home (10), water (29), travel (52), hygiene (9)
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Poverty: Diseases list
The following list of medical conditions
have 'Poverty' or similar
listed as a risk factor in our database:
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