Social Determinants of Health
CPSTF conducts systematic reviews of intervention approaches that modify social determinants of health (SDOH) to advance health equity. To date, CPSTF has issued findings for SDOH interventions related to education, housing, and nutrition. In 2020, they identified SDOH as one of nine CPSTF priority topics.
In 2022, the name for this topic area changed from Health Equity to Social Determinants of Health.
Community Preventive Services Task Force Findings
This summary of CPSTF findings to address social determinants of health can be used as a reference, included in presentations, or shared with colleagues.
CDC’s Health Impact in 5 Years (HI-5) Initiative
HI-5 highlights non-clinical, community-wide approaches that have evidence reporting 1) positive health impacts, 2) results within five years, and 3) cost effectiveness and/or cost savings over the lifetime of the population or earlier. The website features links to implementation resources and success stories that can help communities get started.
Presentations and Promotional Materials
Use these materials to share information about the CPSTF findings and Community Guide products with your community.
What Works Fact Sheets
Community Guide In Action: Stories from the Field
Community Guide News
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Social Media Graphics and Messages
For More on this Topic
CDC, Office of Minority Health & Health Equity
CDC, Strategies for Reducing Health Disparities — Selected CDC-Sponsored Interventions, United States, 2014
CDC Health Disparities and Inequalities Report — United States, 2013
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Health Policy Brief: Achieving Equity in Health
THRIVE (Tool for Health and Resilience in Vulnerable Environments)
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