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Additional Resources for Communities

Information for community models was developed, in part, using these resources:

The Future of the Public's Health in the 21st Century
Provides recommendations for the governmental public health system and entities in other sectors strengthening the public health infrastructure and to protect and promote health and well-being.
Author(s): Committee on Assuring the Health of the Public in the 21st Century
Organization(s): Health and Medicine Division (HMD), National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Date: 11/2002

What Shapes Health-Related Behaviors?
Discusses the links between health-related behaviors and social factors including income, education and neighborhood conditions that begin in childhood and provides suggestions for helping individuals choose health-promoting behaviors in communities.
Author(s): Barclay, C., Braveman, P., & Egerter, S.
Organization(s): Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Date: 3/2011