Social Determinants Of Health And Social Science Theories
Prior to beginning work on this discussion, please read the Moving Upstream: How Interventions That Address the Social Determinants of Health Can Improve Health and Reduce Disparities
In your discussion,
Identify two social determinants of health that you think have the most impact on the health of Americans.
Use scholarly and government research, including national-level data, to justify your choice. Data from .gov websites (e.g. www.cdc.gov (Links to an external site.), www.nih.gov (Links to an external site.), etc.) are acceptable.
In addition, choose one social science theory from those identified in the Week 2 Instructor Guidance.
Describe the key constructs of the theory and use one or two specific examples to discuss how the theory is used in public health interventions to address the social determinant of health that you identified at both state and national levels.
Identify one real-world public health intervention that addresses the social determinant of health you identified in your community.
Use scholarly and government research to justify your recommendations.