Applying social determinant of health indicators in local health department efforts to address health inequities
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Analyze common social determinant of health (SDOH) data to identify places and populations requiring local public health interventions to improve health equity. Frame analysis of the American Community Survey (ACS) and the California health interview survey (CHIS) to best show SDOH inequities, using examples of food insecurity from CHIS and educational attainment from the ACS. Respond to frequently asked questions related to local public health SDOH indicator data analysis and usage. Define the roles for public health in responding to the influences of physical, economic, and social environments by linking SDOH indicators to the 10 essential public health services. Improve local public health epidemiologist competency by showing how to analyze, discuss, and apply SDOH data to public health practice.
Keyword(s): Social Inequalities, Indicators
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Brad Jacobson holds a Masters in Public Health and is an epidemiologist with the San Mateo County Health Department in California. He serves as Co-chair of the Data Committee and is on the Executive Committee of the Bay Area Regional Health Inequities Initiative, a cooperative of 11 Bay Area county and city health departments. Subject areas of expertise in epidemiology include communicable diseases, tobacco, sexually transmitted diseases, violence, public health surveys, and geospatial analysis.
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