Ethnicity Health

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  • Created on: 03-04-15 19:48
What is the definition of 'Race'?
a socially constructed concept used to differentiate between groups of people in biologial terms-usually on the basis of perceived difference in genetic makeup-usually superfical characteristics-e.g. skin colour
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Define 'Racisim'
Conduct/action/behaviour that either causes advantage or disadvantage to people due to their colour, culture or ethnic origin
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In which year was the Equality Act inacted?
2010
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Name 4 relevant protected characteristics included in the 2010 Equality Act
Religion/Belief, sexual orientation, gender, pregnancy/maternity, race, age, gender reassignment, disability
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When was the last natonal census carried out?
2011
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What percentage of the England and Wales population is deemed as 'white'?
86%
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Name 2 diseases where there are much higher rates seen in some ethnic groups
Diabetes, CHD, Stroke, Perinatal mortality, Haemoglobinopathies, Mental illness
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Which type of household in the UK has the greatest proportion of low income households?
Bangladeshi/Pakistani
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Define 'Culture'
shared experiences/beliefs/values-can be subject to change
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Define 'Racisim'

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Conduct/action/behaviour that either causes advantage or disadvantage to people due to their colour, culture or ethnic origin

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In which year was the Equality Act inacted?

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Name 4 relevant protected characteristics included in the 2010 Equality Act

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When was the last natonal census carried out?

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