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Sociological explanations of health inequalities. The explanation I believe that is most useful is materialist/ structuralist explanation as it concentrates on altering the ways and layout of society by accomplishing fairness and equality in health by cre

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D2 - Sociology The weakness of statistical/artefact explanation is that it suggests that social class is more important than ethnicity in explaining inequalities, since the ethnic minority is likely to be poorer. However this has a problem because it tends to collect a number of other variables such as gender; patterns are produced because of the way the researcher gathered the data. In addition, it concentrations on statistics and data that has been gathered and the artefact explanation does not study and examine cases, solutions and results which information given may be biased and not accurate. The strength of statistical/artefact explanation is able to categorize and find complications of measurement which was used for different systems of social class. ...read more.

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The strength of behaviour/cultural explanations is that if people from specific different culture and ethical background struggle to access healthcare services then policies and plans that can be implemented such as the service can have language systems which includes having interprets and allowing them to choice of preferred method of communication. Also, the strength of this explanation is good healthcare results are accessible for people who smoke and drink alcohol regularly. The weaknesses of material/structural explanations is that the solution to stop poverty from occurring in community, living in better and clean housing will involves overpriced investigation and government solution on social and health factors. Producing plans and development may take a long period of time to apply and adding a new law. ...read more.

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The strength of natural/social selection explanation recognize natural casual issues for example, lack of encouragement which leads people not doing or attending work and be categorize in the lower social class and being affected with poor diet and nutrition and the answer is about altering the people's lifestyle by getting them involve in sports activities, advertising healthy food, reduce process for healthy food. Overall, the explanation I believe that is most useful is materialist/ structuralist explanation as it concentrates on altering the ways and layout of society by accomplishing fairness and equality in health by creating accessible education for people with different levels in education. This explanation is useful for helping people to live a better and healthy lifestyle, useful for accessing services and receive equal rights in health. ?? ?? ?? ?? ...read more.

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