Week 4 / Portfolio Component 2: Tasks
Task 1: Social Determinants of Health
Your first task this week is to use the videos and documents that have been provided in the course files to gain an introductory understanding of social determinants of health and their relationship to health and health disparities
As you go through videos and the PDF, for your portfolio, make your own notes on:
Task 2: Portfolio Component 2
To complete this task, you may use the city you picked for portfolio component 1 or choose another city. Spend some looking through data resources that you’ve already identified and locate data on social determinants. In order to complete this task, you may need to identify further sources of data. You are looking for data that will allow you to:
You may find that you need to combine data from multiple sources to complete this task, but be sure to document your data sources. You may choose to make multiple tables or try to combine the data into one table.
All of these are provided as examples. While it is acceptable to use the determinants listed here, be creative and try to identify other determinants, especially ones that you think may be related to diseases which are prevalent in the city you chose and for which significant health disparities may exist.