social class

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In the upper socioeconomic class, HIV and HCV were the predominant infections.
Young females of low socioeconomic class are the main victims of this poisoning.
The low literacy rate in the low socioeconomic class is also a barrier for the development of the health seeking behavior and attitude among the population.
Against a background of landlords selling off people's homes and vigilante groups of racist whites running rampant, it is a story of the strength of the socioeconomic class that is forged when they are forgotten by the government machine.
Those already out of the realm of low-income living could put a premium on finding love only within their socioeconomic class.
People live together, even after segregation, predominantly by things such as ethnicity and socioeconomic class," Young said.
Since 1980 progress in education has stalled and the rate of college dropouts has increased, a statistic directly related to their socioeconomic class.
In addition to providing a biography of Hurston, they examine specific aspects in these works, including the representation of funerals; mobility and character development; connections to Edwidge Danticat and Erna Brodber; socioeconomic class, religious faith, and racial identity; comparisons to Flannery O'Connor; male/female relationships; the sexuality and liberation of women; African elements in her folktales; the importance of dancing for African Americans; the performative nature of her work; and race, authority, and control.
The study is the latest in a series of UC Berkeley scholarly investigations into the relationship between socioeconomic class and prosocial and antisocial emotions and behaviors, revealing new information about class differences during a time of rising economic tension.
After correcting for gestational age, maternal age, BMI and socioeconomic class, all of which are known to affect birth outcomes, the researchers found that those babies whose mothers had stopped smoking in the periconceptional period - around the time of getting pregnant or as soon as the pregnancy was confirmed - had a significantly higher birthweight.
Increasing age, obesity, Diabetes and low socioeconomic class could be the risk factors for SSI.
Justifications, however, can be provided for why discrimination based upon socioeconomic class needs greater constitutional protection and how a more-robust equal-protection analysis can serve as the means to achieve this goal?
A person with only a high school education will face one of three options: move into the higher socioeconomic class, accept a career in retailing (in which a sales clerk generally makes much less than a drill-press operator), or sink into the lower socioeconomic class.
I, and probably many other women in the same socioeconomic class, have an annual mammogram now that I am over 50.