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Descriptor in English: Poverty
Descriptor in Spanish: Pobreza
Descriptor in Portuguese: Pobreza
Descriptor in French: Pauvreté
Entry term(s): Absolute Poverty
Extreme Poverty
Immiseration
Impoverishment
Indigency
Indigent
Indigents
Low Income Population
Low Income Populations
Low-Income Population
Low-Income Populations
Population, Low Income
Population, Low-Income
Populations, Low Income
Populations, Low-Income
Poverty, Absolute
Poverty, Extreme
Tree number(s): I01.880.735.634
I01.880.853.996.535
N01.824.600
SP3.031
SP4.127.413.664
Scope note: A situation in which the level of living of an individual, family, or group is below the standard of the community. It is often related to a specific income level.
Annotation: specify geographic location if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
EH ethnology
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PC prevention & control
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
TD trends
History Note: 68
See also the descriptors: Cultural Deprivation MeSH
DeCS UI: 11641
Descriptor UI: D011203
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2019/03/04
Poverty - Preferred
Concept UI M0017394
Scope note A situation in which the level of living of an individual, family, or group is below the standard of the community. It is often related to a specific income level.
Preferred term Poverty
Indigents - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0017392
Preferred term Indigents
Entry term(s) Indigent
Indigency - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0017395
Preferred term Indigency
Low-Income Population - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0017393
Preferred term Low-Income Population
Entry term(s) Low Income Population
Low Income Populations
Low-Income Populations
Population, Low Income
Population, Low-Income
Populations, Low Income
Populations, Low-Income
Impoverishment - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI FD00062314
Scope note Impoverishment: The action of impoverishing someone. The state of being impoverished. (Wiktionary) immiseration: The process of making miserable, especially of a population as a whole; impoverishment. (Wiktionary)
Preferred term Impoverishment
Entry term(s) Immiseration
Extreme Poverty - Narrower
Concept UI M000645158
Scope note The inability to meet basic human needs, such as food, shelter, and avoidance of disease.
Preferred term Extreme Poverty
Entry term(s) Absolute Poverty
Poverty, Absolute
Poverty, Extreme



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