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How many chromosomes?
23 pairs
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What are genes?
Units which contain information and instructions which control the development of living organisms. Genes influence differences such as eye colour, hair colour, height etc.
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What are the socio-economic influences?
Family, income, education, housing, culture, acces to health services, enviromental influences and nutrition.
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What are the four family types?
Extended family, Nuclear family, Lone-parent, Reconstituted family.
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What is the extended family?
Parents, children and grandparents.
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What is the nuclear family?
Parents and their children live together and parents support the children.
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What is the Lone-parent family?
A lone or 'single' parent lives with and supports children.
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What is the Reconstituted family?
A parent and a step-parent who is not the biological mother or father of the children live with and support the children.
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What are types of income differences?
Wages from employment, profits from business, benefits, money from invested wealth such as interest on bank accounts.
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Key groups with low income
One-parent families, unemployed people, elderly, sick or disabled people and unskilled couples.
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Causes of low income
Low self esteem, parents who are stressed by money worries, poor housing conditions, negative self concept, poor diet, less chance to travel, expectations of growing up unemployed, less chance of having latest gadgets.
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Psychological influences
Self-concept of others, self-efficacy, fear and anxiety, concepts of others,
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Factors which can effect self-concept
Culture, local neighbourhood, feedback from people, socio-economic circumstances, education, family socialisation, awareness of own physical attributes.
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