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Co–production addressing health inequalities Inequalities in health outcomes and health literacy are not often discussed in the context  of co–production for long–term conditions. Long–term conditions fall more heavily on the poorest in society: compared to social class I, people in social class V have 60 per cent higher prevalence of long–term conditions and 60 per cent higher severity of conditions. This tallies with the Marmot review which reported that the poorest people die on average seven years earlier, but more importantly, they have on average 17 years of disabled living before they die. Social determinants, such as poverty and educational failure are responsible for these […]
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