Contributing Factors to Your Health

Did you know that 80% of our health is determined by factors outside of a healthcare facility?

When it comes to health, there are so many elements that contribute to our well-being. These conditions are also known as the social determinants of health (SDOH). Healthy People 2030, a framework for a healthier nation, defines SDOH, “as 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.”

These areas include:

  • Economic stability
  • Education access and quality
  • Health care access and quality
  • Neighborhood and built environment
  • Social and community context

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