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For instance, social and economic sectors are the main determinants of health. Social determinants in reference to health contribute in an individual possession of social, physical, and individual resources to obtain and identify individual aspirations. From the chapter, Katznelson, Kesselman, and Draper (2010) state that “resources made available to the society, their quality and quantity goes a long way to become social determinants to people’s health.” In the United States, issues related to health care have only a negligible proportion in the status of health differences existing among the Americans. Katznelson, Kesselman, and Draper (2010) state that “Health behavior differences such as cases of smoking, drinking, and diet have been found to have minimum impact on health than the social determinants, which include income.” In line with my opinions about American politics, I think it is important for politicians to know that health effects of social policies should ultimately change the value that the American population places on them. This is because of great indifference among the population, which the social policies seem to encourage. The policies largely tend to favor the rich at the expense of the poor. Emphasis should be placed on social determinants of health and not behavioral risk factors.
This chapter is valuable compared to other readings regarding America’s political system and issues affecting American people. For instance, effects on health, related to the level of income tend to have the greatest bearing on the American people than risk factors related to behavior such as smoking and alcohol use. For example, many Americans are dying of chronic diseases such as stroke and heart diseases because of their economic conditions. They are unable to pay for medication because access to health care in America have been politicized thus made expensive (Katznelson,
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