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Systems Science and Population Health$
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Abdulrahman M. El-Sayed and Sandro Galea

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780190492397

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2017

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190492397.001.0001

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Systems Science and the Social Determinants of Population Health

Systems Science and the Social Determinants of Population Health

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(p.139) 12 Systems Science and the Social Determinants of Population Health
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Systems Science and Population Health
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David S. Fink

Katherine M. Keyes

Magdalena Cerdá

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190492397.003.0012

This chapter reviews three critical contributions that systems science approaches have made to population health science. First, a systems science approach has helped us model how health inequalities shape population health. Second, it has elucidated how feedback cycles between micro- and macro-level processes produce population health. Third, it has been used to identify targets for intervention, to reduce inequalities in health. These contributions are not exclusive to systems science but rather steps that can be taken by population health scientists who employ systems science approaches to identify health inequalities, determine what causes them, and provide informed prevention strategies to ameliorate such health inequalities.

Keywords:   health inequalities, health disparities, macro-social, equity

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