From a life course perspective, important insights about how social determinants of health operate can be gained by analyzing the various forms that social climate can take in different life periods | Journal of Pediatric Nursing
- Perceptions of power imbalance and exclusion affect children’s self-rated health as early as elementary school.
- Social exclusion in school is associated with lower odds of “excellent or very good” or “good” self-rated health.
- Rejection from peers is a more important determinant of children’s self-rated health than is physical aggression.
Full reference: Zhang, A. et al. (2017) How Early do Social Determinants of Health Begin to Operate? Results From the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study. Journal of Pediatric Nursing. Published online: 10th July 2017