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Synonyms

Poverty

Definition

Poverty can take many different formulations, but the basic underpinning is the deprivation of those things that determine the quality of life, including food, clothing, shelter, and income. Low Income is determined on a geographic basis and includes the relative availability of monetary funds to supply the basic necessities of daily life.

Keywords

Public Health Social Policy Relative Availability Basic Necessity Geographic Basis 
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Copyright information

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