Impact of selected social determinants on health in the U.S.
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Estimated share of urban youth in the U.S. with mild to severe post-traumatic stress disorder —Jeff Duncan-Andrade, San Francisco State University
Number of firearms-related hospitalizations among U.S. children younger than 20 in 2009, with 453 of those patients dying in the hospital —Pediatrics
Higher self-reportedodds of fair or poor health for home-owning adults with housing instability compared with those with no recent housing instability, while adults who experienced a recent foreclosure were 5.8 times more likely to meet criteria for depression as stably housed adults —University of Michigan Institute for Social Research
Percentage of U.S. households with food insecurity in 2014, with that percentage rising to 19.2% for households with children —U.S. Department of Agriculture
Greater life expectancy in years for U.S. men in the upper half of the income spectrum and who lived to age 60 compared with men in the bottom half of the income spectrum —U.S. Social Security Administration
Percentage of U.S. adults with incomes under the federal poverty level reporting four or more chronic health conditions in 2013, compared with 2.5% of adults with incomes of 400% of poverty or greater —Centers for Disease Control and Prevention