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  • Social Determinants of Health

    Social determinants of health (SDOH) are the conditions in the environments where people are born, live, learn, work, play, worship, and age that affect a wide range of health, functioning, and quality-of-life outcomes and risks.
    SDOH diagram SDOH education

    Education Access and Quality

    SDOH healthcare

    Healthcare Access and Quality

    SDOH environment

    Neighborhood and Built Environment

    SDOH community

    Social and Community Context

    SDOH economy

    Economic Stability

    SDOH have a major impact on people’s health, well-being, and quality of life.

    Examples of SDOH include:

    • Safe housing, transportation, and neighborhoods
    • Racism, discrimination, and violence
    • Education, job opportunities, and income
    • Access to nutritious foods and physical activity opportunities
    • Polluted air and water
    • Language and literacy skills Education Access Quality Health Care Access Economic Security Social and Community Context Neighborhood Built Environment
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