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Module 3: Community Factors & How They Influence Health Equity

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Community Factors & How They Influence Health Equity, explores eighteen community factors and demonstrates their links to health equity. It provides tangible opportunities to address inequities in the community environment.

Duration: 12 minutes

Learning objectives:

  • Identify factors in the community environment that influence health and safety; and
  • Describe how community factors work synergistically to support equitable health and safety outcomes.

Please follow these instructions to get started:

  1. Download the transcription for module 3 to use as a guide as you go through the presentation
  2. Begin the presentation and right click on the slide to view in "full screen" mode.
  3. After the presentation, explore the sections below with strategic links and related papers on health equity-related efforts across the country.
  4. Fill out the module 3 evaluation via Survey Monkey (for non-CHES users) to help us continually improve the Health Equity and Prevention Primer.  



For More Information
    Health Equity Policy Principle #1
  • Understanding and accounting for the historical forces that have left a legacy of racism and segregation is key to moving forward with the structural changes needed. A component of addressing these historical forces should consider policy reform related to immigrant groups-notably Latinos, Asians, and Arab Americans.
  • View all 11 principles