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Socioeconomic Status.  

Tracy Frey and Roxanne K. Young

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

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2020
Published Online: 
Feb 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780190246556.003.0011.022.0025
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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 ...

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