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Descriptor in English: Social Determinants of Health
Descriptor in Spanish: Determinantes Sociales de la Salud
Descriptor in Portuguese: Determinantes Sociais da Saúde
Descriptor in French: Déterminants sociaux de la santé
Entry term(s): Health Social Determinant
Health Social Determinants
Tree number(s): N01.224.425.762
N01.400.675
SP1.001.020
SP2.001.020
SP2.036.010
Scope note: The circumstances in which people are born, grow up, live, work, and age, as well as the systems put in place to deal with illness. These circumstances are in turn shaped by a wider set of forces: economics, social policies, and politics (http://www.cdc.gov/socialdeterminants/).
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
EH ethnology
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: 2014
DeCS UI: 55453
Descriptor UI: D064890
Date Established: 2014/01/01
Date of Entry: 2013/07/08
Revision Date: 2013/07/05
Social Determinants of Health - Preferred
Concept UI M0584632
Scope note The circumstances in which people are born, grow up, live, work, and age, as well as the systems put in place to deal with illness. These circumstances are in turn shaped by a wider set of forces: economics, social policies, and politics (http://www.cdc.gov/socialdeterminants/).
Preferred term Social Determinants of Health
Entry term(s) Health Social Determinant
Health Social Determinants



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