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The Social Determinants of Health and the Decline in U.S. Life Expectancy: Implications for Appalachia

Description
Study explores life expectancy in the U.S. and compares these trends to those in Appalachia. Looks at social determinants of health such as substance use, injuries, and suicide, among others, as possible contributing factors.
Author(s)
Steven H. Woolf, Heidi Schoomaker, Latoya Hill, Christine M. Orndahl
Citation
Journal of Appalachian Health, 1(1), 6-14
Date
2019
Type
Document
Tagged as
Appalachia · Health disparities · Public health · Social determinants of health · Statistics and data · Alabama · Georgia · Kentucky · Maryland · Mississippi · New York · North Carolina · Ohio · Pennsylvania · South Carolina · Tennessee · Virginia · West Virginia