Social Determinants of Health

Social determinants of health are factors and circumstances that influence your overall health and wellness. In fact, SDofH account for more than 70% of your overall health and well-being.

You experience and are impacted by these factors daily as you interact with your surroundings. In other words, where you live, learn, work and play determines how healthy you are now and will be in the future.

The graphic below illustrates just a few of the thousands of health-influencing factors you experience every day. For each, we encourage you to ask, “What can I do to improve _________ in my community?”

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