Groups experiencing health inequities

Groups experiencing health inequities2016-08-17T07:22:59+10:00

There are various groups experiencing health inequities within Australia. These groups require extra resources and funding that aims to help close the gap in health outcomes between these groups and the rest of the Australian population. The people groups experiencing health inequities include: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people with low Socio-economic status, people living in rural and remote locations, people born overseas, the elderly, and those with disabilities.

Students learn about:

Students learn to:

  • research and analyse Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and ONE other group experiencing health inequities by investigating:
    • the nature and extent of the health inequities
    • the sociocultural, socioeconomic and environmental determinants
    • the roles of individuals, communities and governments in addressing the health inequities

Past HSC PDHPE exam questions

2010 Question 21

(a) Outline TWO socioeconomic determinants that contribute to health inequities experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. 3 marks

(b) Describe the roles that individuals, communities and governments have in addressing health inequities experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait
Islander peoples. 5 Marks

2012 Question 24

Explain the roles of individuals, communities and governments in addressing the health inequities experienced by ONE group other than Aboriginal and Torres Strait
Islander peoples. 8 Marks

2014 Question 23

Explain the nature and extent of health inequities within Australia for one group OTHER than Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. 5 Marks