Social determinants of health

The Impact of Social Determinants of Health on Health

Social determinants of health (SDOH) are conditions which influence individual and population health.  For a health equity analysis, one must describe the connection between SDOH and health ((Re)connection Step) using well-documented research. The following links include short descriptions of the impact each SDOH has on health from two different data sources. The descriptions (one or both) can be included in your health equity analysis to document the relationship between SDOH and health. All of these descriptions are from well-documented research.

Education
Income
Employment
Housing
Neighborhood Conditions
Access to Health Care
Racism

Additional SDOH Resources


Center for Health Statistics
Minnesota Department of Health
Golden Rule Building, 3rd Floor
85 East Seventh Place
PO Box 64882
St. Paul, Minnesota, U.S.A. 55164-0882
E-mail: *mdh_healthstats@state.mn.us

Updated Monday, June 05, 2017 at 03:44PM