Ex) Cannont walk nassisted; uses crutches and/ ora manual or power wheelchair; blindness
Disadvantage imposed by impairment or diability related to environment
protection produced by an animal or human and transferredto another human. protection usually wanes in a few weeks or months.
Protection that is produed by the person's own immune systme.
Immunity from the body's antigen antibody response.
Immunity through vaccination that can either be passive (antitoxin or antibodies) or active (live, killed, toxoid).
lack of regular adress and adequate sleeping arrangements (icludes shelter/ public or private places NOt designated for sleeping)
3 stages or types of homelessness?
Episodic, Temporary, Chronic
refers to individuals who live below or slightly above the poverty line and are socially stigmatized and vulnerable. Connection to a home is tneuous and may be episodic as persons move in and out ov poverty.
Refers to peopel who have recently become homeless. They still identify with the mainstream of their communities and view living on the streets or relying on shelters as an unacceptale lfestyle; most are attempting to regain a los thome, job, and social standing.
Refers to people who have been homeless for a significant time and don't identify with most members of society. they accept their lives on the streets as normal and are more easily and clearly idenfiable as homelss
Chronic homeless ness
Loss of control over circumstances
Living below poverty level and poorly educated
Refers to a feeling of seperation from mainstrem society, the person no longer has emotional connection w/ any group.
Applies to a person or group more likely to develop a health-related problem or problems and to have more serious outcomes stemming from their exposure to multiple risks.