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  • Community health
  • Health care access (primary, hospital, other)
  • Social services (including income support)
  • Intersectoral
  • Low income urban populations
  • Racial and/or ethnocultural minorities
  • Children/Youth
  • LGBT populations
  • Marginalized or socially excluded populations
  • Combined forms of socially determined risk (i.e. intersectionality)
  • Individual
  • Group
  • Neighbourhood/Locality
  • City
  • Province
  • Multiple levels

Areas/Types of Research

  • Social or group interventions that are directed at changing individual behaviours (e.g. mass media campaigns to induce individuals to reduce use of salt in food )
  • Potential effectiveness and evaluations of any of the above types of interventions in practice
  • Other
  • Studies that examine differential impact of key social determinants on health outcomes
  • Other
  • Other
  • Studies that document inequality in areas other than traditional ‘health’ sector
  • Impact of reduction of other inequities (poverty) on health outcomes
  • Planning/forecasting models
  • Reviews of literature (including systematic reviews, scoping reviews)
  • Tool kits, action guides, resources for capacity building or action on health equity in Ontario
  • Administrative data base analysis