social class

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social class

a grouping of people with similar values, interests, income, education, and occupations.

social class

1. Social standing or position. Synonym: socioeconomic status
2. A group of people with shared culture, privilege, or position.
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13] 63% belonged to high socioeconomic class, followed by 26% medium socioeconomic class and 11% belonged to low socioeconomic class.
Majority of donor pool constituted the low socioeconomic class (77.
Statistically significant results were observed in frequency of dental visits with socioeconomic class.
Socioeconomic class was divided into high (belonging to officers class) and low (belonging to soldier class) groups.
THE IMPOVERISHED CONSTITUTIONAL TREATMENT OF SOCIOECONOMIC CLASS
In a healthcare system providing supposedly uniform free services to all comers, the authors have examined the impact of socioeconomic class on outcomes for both breast cancer mortality and overall mortality.
One such theory, published in 2005, suggested that socioeconomic class and income disparity determined body mass index.
Women who use cocaine have many other risk factors for poor neonatal outcome and adverse long-term effects on the child than do women who don't use cocaine, such as low socioeconomic class, smoking, poor nutrition, and abuse of other drugs.
Intense conversations took place at each table as over 650 invitees discussed questions posed by the organisers: 'Most of our schools, like our neighbourhoods, are segregated by socioeconomic class and race.
Because health disparities are prevalent among people of the same socioeconomic class and spread across different municipalities or geographic areas, the community boundary may not coincide with the usual denominators in epidemiologic work.
The art program is expanded to include b&w photos, radiographs, and scans, as well as two-color drawings, and there is new material on diversity issues such as ethnicity, socioeconomic class, and sexual orientation.
Socioeconomic class, however, has "a huge impact" on how many words a person will learn, Kibby points out.