Socioeconomic Disparities in Health Behaviors

Please read the article by Pampel, Krueger, and Denney. As you read it, pay attention to the complex interplay of socioeconomic status and health, where lack of resources not only limits one's access to health care, healthy foods, healthy neighbourhoods, and the like, but also conditions one's expectations of health and health behavior. In other words, think about the multiple ways that social class constrains and enables health.