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Healthy People 2020 first introduced SDOH objectives in 2010.6 This emphasis on SDOH is shared by the World Health Organization (WHO).7 Social conditions and environments are shaped by a wider set of forces, including economics and social policies. Addressing SDOH means focusing on resources needed to maintain health and quality of life.How can practitioners look at SDOH and take action?
Looking at SDOH data can help practitioners better recognize the root causes that affect population health. Moving from data to action, however, can be challenging. The following CDC tools and resources can help practitioners take action to address SDOH:What are the 5 domains of SDOH?
The SDOH objectives are organized into 5 place-based domains: economic stability, education access and quality, health care access and quality, neighborhood and built environment, and social and community context.5 SDOH content is also interwoven throughout other Healthy People 2030 topics.What is the purpose of the NCHS workgroup?
NCHS representatives on the workgroup will summarize data on these objectives and track progress toward achieving them throughout the decade. The social determinants of health are the conditions and environments in which people are born, live, learn, work, play, worship, and age.