How might achieving your goal (stated in the Week 1 My Journal) be impacted by one or more social determinants of health discussed this week?

rite a ½ page journal entry that answers the following questions:

  • How might achieving your goal (stated in the Week 1 My Journal) be impacted by one or more social determinants of health discussed this week? How can this determinant be addressed in order to help improve health behavior of an individual?
  • What progress have you made toward achieving your health behavior goal?
  • What, if any, challenges have you faced and how have you addressed those challenges?

Readings

  • Article: Benn, H. (2009). The environmental determinants of health. Global Health Promotion March, 16(1, Supp), 42–43.
  • Article: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (n.d.). The Social-Ecological Model: A Framework for Prevention. Retrieved fromhttp://www.cdc.gov/ViolencePrevention/overview/social-ecologicalmodel.html
  • Article: Koh, H. (2011). The ultimate measures of health. Public Health Reports, 126(3), 14–15. Retrieved from http://www.publichealthreports.org/issueopen.cfm?articleID=2720
  • Article: Murphy, S. L, Jiaquan, X., & Kochanek, M. A. (2012). Deaths: Preliminary Data for 2010. National Vital Statistics Report60(4), 5–10. Retrieved from:http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr60/nvsr60_04.pdf
  • Article: Navarro, V. (2009). What we mean by social determinants of health. Global Health Promotion, 16(1), 5–16.
  • Article: U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (n.d.). Determinants of Health. Retrieved from http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/about/DOHAbout.aspx
  • Article: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (n.d.). Healthy People 2020 topics and objectives: Social determinants of health. Retrieved fromhttp://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topicsobjectives2020/overview.aspx?topicid=39
  • Article: Weyers, S., Dragano, N., Richter, M., & Bosma, H. (2010). How does socio economic position link to health behaviour? Sociological pathways and perspectives for health promotion. Global Health Promotion, 17(2), 25–33.
  • Data Set: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): National Center for Health Statistics (2009). FastStats: Leading Causes of Death. Retrieved fromhttp://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/lcod.htm
  • Report: Commission on Social Determinants of Health. (2008). Closing the gap in a generation: Health equity through action on the social determinants of health[Final Report – Executive Summary] Geneva: World Health Organization. Retrieved from http://whqlibdoc.who.int/hq/2008/WHO_IER_CSDH_08.1_eng.pdf
 

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