Ngā Awe o te Hauora: Socioeconomic determinants of health (50+ years)

Socioeconomic position is regarded as a major determinant of health. Factors such as income, employment status, housing and education can have both direct and indirect impacts on health and have cumulative effects over lifetimes (Robson and Harris 2007).

In this section deprivation is presented as an area-based measure of socioeconomic position, followed by specific individual socioeconomic indicators.

Summary posters of these indicators are also available in English and Māori below:

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