The World Health Organization’s (WHO) definition of the word health is “a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity". An individual can only function in his daily life, if he is healthy and physically as well as internally fit. It is important for a human being to maintain his body and take care of the factors that might affect him, either physically or internally. There are various factors that affect an individuals’ health, mostly they are social determinants than any other bodily causes. The major social determinants that affect a human being are housing, employment, education and income. Each of the mentioned factors also relate to inequality; how it happens and the factors will be discussed in the following paragraphs.
Social determinants affecting health are the states, in which people are born, grow, exist, function and grow old. These conditions are influenced by the circulation of money, power and reserves at international, nationwide and local stages. The social determinants that affect health are frequently liable for health inequalities which are the partial and unnecessary changes in health position seen in and among nations. The social determinants that will be discussed here are housing, employment, education and income.
Housing is the first factor of the social determinants affecting health. The relationship between housing conditions and physical and mental ill health has been analytically recognised through epidemiological studies. The association is, nonetheless, difficult encompassing of the contact of poverty, dissimilarity, entrance to housing and housing as an inner and exterior living situation. Features of housing that influence health out...

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