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Vulnerable Populations

  • By: Karen Peters, Benjamin C. Mueller, Marcela Garces & Sergio Cristancho
  • In: Encyclopedia of Health Services Research
  • Edited by: Ross M. Mullner
  • Subject:Health Care Management, Health Services Research (general)

Vulnerable populations are groups of people whose health needs are not addressed by conventional service providers. Vulnerable populations can include the very young; the elderly; women; racial minorities; those of low socioeconomic status; those experiencing geographic, lingual, or ...

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