Social determinants of health: present status, unanswered questions, and future directions.

  • Dennis Raphael
  • Published 2006 in
    International journal of health services…
This article reviews the current status of theory and research concerning the social determinants of health. It provides an overview of current conceptualizations and evidence on the impact of various social determinants of health. The contributions of different disciplines--epidemiology, sociology, political economy, and the human rights perspective--to… (More)