What will effect whether and to what magnitude our lives will be affected by disability? The causes of disability are very dissimilar and will affect people of all social and cultural backgrounds, but there are some reasons that will make us further susceptible to the causes. For instance: Where we live in the world – e.g. polio and TB are still prevalent in some developing countries where healthcare facility is insufficient and vaccination programs have not been completely well-known:
Low income families are more possible to live in homes that are poorly intense, have a less nutritious diet etc., leading to a complex and higher liability to some disorders;
The way and the mode we live our lives has a direct impact on our health and health. Stress, smoking, lack of exercise, carelessness are just a few behaviors that we put ourselves at risk;
Our body structure may determine whether we are predisposed to specific ailments or diseases. While some diseases, such as cancer, are due in fragment to genetic weaknesses, they can also be caused by environmental reasons. Most disorders are reasonably occasional and affect one person in every several thousands or millions. Some kinds of receding gene disorders deliberate an benefit in the heterozygous state in certain environments.
The environment we live in and our financial conditions will affect how we bring about and manage our disability. People who are better off financially are more able to pay for home alterations and purchase in care, should they want it. They have choices that disabled people on low incomes do not have. People who have assimilated a disability later in life are more expected to have invested for a secure future.
Although those who are born with a disability may not have had the education and employment opportunities accessible to their non-disabled colleagues, and are therefore more likely to be offender on state assistances and social housing. Some cultures have a better assurance to family so that, rightly or wrongly, the fast and extended family can be depend on upon to offer support to the disabled family member. Other cultures have tradition that may make life informal or more problematic for disabled people, for example the way we make and eat our food, the clothes we wear, the mode we manage private and personal responsibilities and tasks.