Social Determinants of Health REPORT CARD Updates July 2010
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The ultimate purpose of the research was to bring information and people together to strengthen the community's overall health. The advisory group described the project in the following way:"The health of a community is influenced by a wide range of factors, many of which lie outside traditional definitions of "physical and mental health". These factors, known as the social determinants of health, are the economic and social conditions under which people live that determine their health.