Modelling the social determinants of health and simulating short-term and long-term intervention impacts for the city of Toronto, Canada.

@article{Mahamoud2013ModellingTS,
  title={Modelling the social determinants of health and simulating short-term and long-term intervention impacts for the city of Toronto, Canada.},
  author={Aziza Mahamoud and Brenda Anne Roche and Jack Homer},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={93},
  pages={247-55}
}
There is a substantial body of evidence highlighting the importance of the social determinants of health in shaping the health of urban populations in Canada. The low socio-economic status of marginalized, disadvantaged, and precarious populations in urban settings has been linked to adverse health outcomes including chronic and infectious disease, negative health behaviours, barriers to accessing health care services, and overall mortality. Given the dynamic complexities and inter… CONTINUE READING
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