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Objectives - The Adult Experience of Poverty

At the end of this section you will be able to:

  • Identify potential gaps in the health care of low income Canadians.

  • Desribe the additive health influences of gender and poverty.

  • Describe the impacts of employment and unemployment on the health of men and women.

  • Define ‘working poor’ and recognize the limitations of a minimum wage income.

  • Recognize the ways in which gender, poverty, disability and health are related.