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Socioeconomic Status.  

Tracy Frey and Roxanne K. Young

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (11 ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2020
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Feb 2020
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Avoid labeling people with their socioeconomic status, such as the poor or the unemployed. Instead, terms such as low income and no income are preferred. See also limited-income, low-income, resource-limited, resource poor, transitional . Previous | Next Avoid labeling (and thus equating) people with their disabilities or diseases (eg, the blind, schizophrenics, epileptics). Instead, put the person first. Avoid describing persons as ...