Gender as a health determinant and implications for health education.

@article{Davidson2006GenderAA,
  title={Gender as a health determinant and implications for health education.},
  author={Karina W. Davidson and Kimberlee J. Trudeau and Erica van Roosmalen and Miriam E. Stewart and Susan A. Kirkland},
  journal={Health education & behavior : the official publication of the Society for Public Health Education},
  year={2006},
  volume={33 6},
  pages={
          731-43; discussion 744-6
        }
}
Gender is a health determinant, but gender itself is influenced, in part, by biological and psychological variables. Understanding gender's influence on health therefore requires an understanding of the determinants of the construct gender. A review of certain gender determinants is presented. The authors consider the modifiability of these determinants and present recommendations about which of these determinants should be targeted for health promotion and policy creation activities. In… CONTINUE READING

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