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Table 2 A comparison of priority groups identified in the BC Core Functions Framework and select Model Core Program Papers

From: Equity in public health standards: a qualitative document analysis of policies from two Canadian provinces

Framework: Resource document Dental health Healthy infant and child development Healthy living Health emergency management Healthy communities
Aboriginal people Adults in care Teen mothers Aboriginal people Residents of group homes Aboriginal communities
Ethno-cultural communities and people of colour Low income people Aboriginal people People with limited income Elderly (especially the frail elderly) Mental health groups
Women, where they are at special risk, or for female-specific conditions Pregnant women and families Immigrants, refugees and diverse cultural groups Immigrant populations People with physical and mental disabilities Immigrant groups
Men, where they are at special risk, or for male-specific conditions People with developmental disabilities   Seniors in care Ethnic minorities Low-income seniors
People with disabilities      
Infants and children      
Youth      
Seniors      
People with low incomes      
Residents of remote, rural, or northern communities      
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered people