Module 3: Community Factors & How They Influence Health Equity

Module 3 explores eighteen community factors and demonstrates their links to health equity. It provides tangible opportunities to address inequities in the community environment.

Duration: 12 minutes

Learning objectives:

  • Identify factors in the community environment that influence health and safety; and
  • Describe how community factors work synergistically to support equitable health and safety outcomes.

How to get started:

  1. Complete the module at your own pace.
  2. To begin, click to watch the video below.
  3. Download the transcription for module 3 to use as a guide as you go through the presentation.


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After completing the Module:​

  1. Click the "Next Module" button to continue in order, or return to the HEPP homepage to select any module
  2. Explore the Health Equity and Prevention Resources and equity-related efforts across the country
  3. Complete the module 3 evaluation via Survey Monkey (for non-CHES users) 
  4. Learn about the history of the HEPP tool: Methodology and Project Advisors