After completing this module, the student will be able to:
- Discuss the association between poverty and poor health and the disparities in prevalence of poverty among racial and ethnic groups in the United States.
- Discuss the particular importance of social determinants of health in infants and children.
- Identify the social determinants of health.
Developed by Wayne W. LaMorte, MD, PhD, MPH, Assistant Dean for Education, Boston University School of Public Health.