Social Determinants of Health (Back)

Woman at farmers market Social Determinants of Health includes issues such as health disparities, housing, crime, education, transportation, and community.
The corresponding Healthy People goal is to “create environments that promote good health for all”.

The Healthy People subtopics include both social determinants (e.g., job opportunities, social supports, culture, socioeconomic conditions) and physical determinants (e.g., built environment, worksites, green space, weather, community design, and physical barriers).

For more information, see the Healthy People 2020 topic, Social Determinants of Health.