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Chapter 4 MP - Chapter 4 Making People Healthy General Determinants Learning Objectives Investigate what makes people healthy Factors for

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Chapter 4 Making People Healthy: General Determinants Learning Objectives Investigate what makes people healthy Factors for maintaining good health Major social determinants (structural and personal) of health Four key factors in determining health status o Human biology o Lifestyle o Environment o Health care Population health through a life course approach Summary Whereas the health promotion model sees health in relation to personal practices — whether one smokes or consumes excessive amounts of alcohol — critical health sociologists see health as an outcome of social determinants (income, location, age, education etc.). Antonovsky’s model of health works well with the social determinants’ perspective as it understands health not only as an individual problem but also a societal one. The determinants of health that influence population health are structural factors (such as socioeconomic status, education, gender, employment) and personal factors (such as coping skills and lifestyles). Structural and personal
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This note was uploaded on 12/19/2011 for the course AP CHEM 1300 taught by Professor James during the Fall '11 term at Manitoba.

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Chapter 4 MP - Chapter 4 Making People Healthy General Determinants Learning Objectives Investigate what makes people healthy Factors for

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