California Healthy Places Index: Frames Matter.

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Summary of "California Healthy Places Index: Frames Matter."

We describe the California Healthy Places Index (HPI) and its performance relative to other indexes for measuring community well-being at the census-tract level. The HPI arose from a need identified by health departments and community organizations for an index rooted in the social determinants of health for place-based policy making and program targeting. The index was geographically granular, validated against life expectancy at birth, and linked to policy actions.


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Name: Public health reports (Washington, D.C. : 1974)
ISSN: 1468-2877
Pages: 33354919849882


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