[Answered] NR443-63959 Modules Week 1: Determinants of Health

Week 1: Determinants of Health

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What are some factors that make some people healthy and others ill? Healthy People 2020 identifies five determinants of health that influence the health of individuals and populations. Healthy People 2020 describes them as “a range of personal, social, economic, and environmental factors that influence health status” (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2014, About Determinants of Health, para. 1). Determinants fall into five categories including: (a) policy making, (b) social factors, (c) health services, (d) individual behavior, and (e) biology and genetics.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (2016). Healthy People 2020: About Determinants of Health. Retrieved from http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/about/foundation-health-measures/Determinants-of-Health




After reading through each of the 5 determinants of health on the Healthy People 2020 website, I feel that the biology and genetic determinant is worthy of further discussion……………….purchase the link to access the full answer @ $5.99