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Table 3 Aspects of vulnerability considered by the reviewed papers

From: Mapping the concept of vulnerability related to health care disparities: a scoping review

The aspects of vulnerability Included papers, n (%)
Poverty 21 (91.3)
Racial/Ethnic minority 18 (78,3)
Chronic physical or mental illness 12 (52.2)
Lack of insurance 8 (34.8)
Old age 6 (26)
Incarceration 3 (13)
Immigrant status 3 (13)
Low level of education 3 (13)
Residence in underserved areas 2 (8.7)
Unemployment 1 (4.3)
Widowed status 1 (4.3)
Homelessness 1 (4.3)