Determinants of health
Are the factors that influence good health changing for the better? Where and for who are these factors changing? Is it the same for everyone?
Dimensions of this framework
Physical, chemical and biological factors such as water, food and soil quality.
Attitudes, beliefs, knowledge and behaviours such as patterns of eating, physical activity, smoking and alcohol consumption.
Indicators in this framework
Genetic-related susceptibility to disease & other factors such as blood pressure, cholesterol levels and body weight.
Factors such as experience of trauma.
Income, employment, housing, education and social inequalities.