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The Social Determinants of Health: How the Context in Which We Live Impacts Health

Quiz for CE Credit

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1. The Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) are defined as the conditions in the environment where people are born, live, learn, work, play, worship, and age that affect a wide range of health, functioning, and quality-of-life outcomes and risks.

2. Social Determinants of Health influence a person’s morbidity, heath status, and functional limitations.

3. Some social determinants that influence health care include: health coverage, provider availability, quality of care and provider linguistic and cultural competency.

4. Some examples of Social Determinants of Health include which of the following:

5. Economic stability is influenced by employment, income, debt, medical expenses and support.

6. Chronic stress and toxic stress are two physiological impacts on a person’s health as a result of their exposure to different social determinants of health.

7. Intergenerational trauma can influence a patient’s susceptibility to disease, including diabetes, due to the social determinants involved around it.

8. The following is/are affective physiological response(s) to acute stress:

9. Trauma Informed Care is an example of an upstream intervention to help educate professionals on the influences of social determinants that their patients may face.