Social Determinants of Health in Colorado

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The conditions that characterize the places we live, learn, work and play significantly influence our health. While Colorado has made tremendous strides in increasing access to health care by expanding Medicaid, disparities in health outcomes persist. Certain groups of people and places across the state consistently have worse health outcomes.

This section highlights a series of key indicators focused on economic conditions, health care coverage, access and costs, and health outcomes by income, race and place. The purpose is to identify where communities can focus their efforts to ensure opportunity for health, wellbeing and prosperity for all Coloradans.

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