Does wealth determine health? Evidence shows that people with low incomes are more likely to get sick more often and have poorer health, as well as a shorter life-expectancy. When examining the divide between the richest and the poorest, it’s important to note that economic inequality also interacts with many other social determinants of health including housing, racism, immigration and social inclusion.
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