Module: Effectively being and liveability
Week 4 / Portfolio Half 2: Duties
Job 1: Social Determinants of Effectively being
Your first exercise this week is to utilize the films and paperwork which have been provided inside the course info to realize an introductory understanding of social determinants of properly being and their relationship to properly being and properly being disparities
As you endure motion pictures and the PDF, to your portfolio, make your particular person notes on:
a. The numerous determinants of properly being and their relative contributions to properly being.
b. The definitions of social determinants of properly being.
c. How social determinants act to have an effect on properly being.
d. How protection and planning would possibly affect social determinants.
Job 2: Portfolio Half 2
To complete this exercise, it is attainable you will use the city you picked for portfolio half 1 or choose one different metropolis. Spend some wanting by info belongings that you just simply’ve already acknowledged and discover info on social determinants. With the intention to full this exercise, it is attainable you will have to find out extra sources of information. You is likely to be in the hunt for info that may help you to:
1. Decide the very best 5 continuous illnesses for that metropolis for the most recent on the market yr (OK to utilize the report from the sooner process in case you might be using the an identical metropolis/metropolis for this process.)
2. Make a Desk of the Incidence, Prevalence, and Mortality of these illnesses (OK to utilize the desk from the sooner process in case you might be using the an identical metropolis/metropolis for this process.)
a. Break the knowledge out by Race/Ethnicity, Intercourse, Education, Earnings (as on the market)
You can uncover that you’re going to wish to combine info from various sources to complete this exercise, nevertheless keep in mind to doc your info sources. You can choose to make various tables or try to combine the knowledge into one desk.
three. Change the desk to include any info you’ll uncover on completely different determinants of properly being. As an example:
a. Behavioral Parts (Alcohol Use, Bodily Train)
b. Components of the Constructed Setting (walkability index, widespread commute time, important commerce, meals entry, environmental variables)
c. Social Parts (Race/Ethnicity, Education, Earnings, Employment expenses, residential patterns, medical entry, expenses of volunteerism, crime statistics)
All of these are provided as examples. Whereas it is acceptable to utilize the determinants listed proper right here, be creative and try to find out completely different determinants, significantly ones that you just simply suppose may be related to illnesses which might be prevalent inside the metropolis you chose and for which vital properly being disparities might exist.
4. Written Venture:
a. Using the knowledge you’ve collected, describe any developments and notable disparities. It is acceptable to utilize your earlier process as a starting point. Assemble on the sooner process to clarify any developments you see which can be related to completely different properly being determinants that you’ve acknowledged.
b. Describe some strategies by which you suppose metropolis planning and enchancment or protection change would possibly cope with the developments and determinants you’ve got acquired acknowledged.