logging in or signing up Determinants of Health: Education trosen76 Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Let's Connect Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 2563 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (1) Dislike it (0) Added: October 25, 2009 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 1 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript Social Health Determinant Education : Social Health Determinant Education A closer look at the links between level of education and the health of individuals and communities Social Determinants of Health : Social Determinants of Health The economic and social conditions under which people live will help to shape their health Education as a Determinant of Health : Education as a Determinant of Health A person’s level of education directly affects their personal health Education as a Determinant of Health : Education as a Determinant of Health Recognized by The World Health Organization (WHO) as a major factor of personal well-being Healthy People 2010 : Healthy People 2010 “Inequalities in income and education underlie many health disparities in the United States,” Life skills gained through proper education : Life skills gained through proper education Interpersonal skills Professional skills Self-esteem Community involvement Awareness of personal health Illiteracy & Lack of Education… : Illiteracy & Lack of Education… Associated with: Poverty Malnutrition Infant mortality chronic illness Poor Health Outcomes : Poor Health Outcomes Difficulty learning & adapting healthy lifestyles Unable to pass healthy lifestyle skills to children A Little History… : A Little History… Germ Theory educated the public about how to prevent the spread of disease: Hand-washing Cover your mouth when coughing Proper food storage Healthy People 2010 findingsCase study: Washington State : Healthy People 2010 findingsCase study: Washington State 25 – 64 year olds with less than high school education: Higher rates of smoking Higher rates of obesity Less access to healthy foods, exercise equipment and areas Higher death rates Healthy People 2010: : Healthy People 2010: Education is directly related to Socioeconomic status (SES). SES better educated Better overall health SES less education More overall health problems Health Literacy : Health Literacy Basic understanding of health information Filling out forms Locating providers and services Disease management Health literacy cont. : Health literacy cont. Below basic health literacy leads to: Poor health More hospital visits Less preventative care REFERENCES : REFERENCES http://www.nlm.nih.gov/archive//20061214/pubs/cbm/hliteracy.html http://www.health.gov/communication/literacy/quickguide/factsbasic.htm http://www.healthypeople.gov/ http://www.who.int/social_determinants/en/ www.doh.wa.gov/HWS/doc/RPF/RPF_soc.doc You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.