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Inequality may refer to:



  • Health equity, the study of differences in the quality of health and healthcare across different populations


Social sciences[edit]

  • Educational inequality, the unequal distribution of academic resources to socially excluded communities
  • Gender inequality, unequal treatment or perceptions of individuals due to their gender
  • Participation inequality, the phenomenon in which a small percentage of people contributes the majority of information to the total outcome
  • Racial inequality, hierarchical social distinctions between racial and ethnic categories within a society
  • Social inequality, unequal opportunities and rewards for different social positions or statuses within a group

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