How Social and
Economic Factors Affect Health
First report from the Social
Determinants of Health series. Focuses
on the "social environment" - the social and
cultural institutions, norms, patterns,
beliefs, and processes that influence the
life of an individual.
Disparities in Deaths from Chronic Liver Disease
Report on the trends and demographic
disparities of one of the leading causes of
death in Los Angeles County to help
strengthen the efforts to prevent future
deaths and reduce the burden of liver
disease in our communities.
To ensure the availability of high-quality and comprehensive health
data on the Los Angeles County population and to facilitate its use
for public health assessment, policy development, and program
planning and evaluation.