Before you begin this assignment, read through the Home page and the required readings....

Before you begin this assignment, read through the Home page and the required readings. Specifically, view the Social determinants of health[Video presentation] at https://vimeopro.com/aptrmodules/phlm/video/76355201.

This video is part of Public Health Learning Modules project funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and developed by Temple University Department of Public Health and the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research as a free teaching resource for public health professionals.

For this component of the Session Long Project, you will explore and discuss how social determinants can influence population health. Your task is to submit a paper that responds to the following questions:


  1. What area in the world has the highest child mortality rates based on the video presentation?

  2. Describe the differences in longevity and infant mortality by race and education. Make sure to provide supportive information from the video presentation and your additional literature searches.

  3. The presentation described several Healthy People 2020 objectives that relate to social determinants of health. Identify one of this objective and discuss the specific baseline, target, target-setting method, and data source.


Length: 2–3 pages.

Rubin, L. & Merrick, J. (2014). Environmental health: Home, school, and community. [e-Book] New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc. Read: Chapter I: Break the cycle of environmental health disparities; and Chapter II: Use of undergraduate curriculum as a vehicle for breaking the cycle of environmental health disparities within disadvantaged communities.

APA format, DS, times new roman, 12 font, 2-3 pages, 2-3 references
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