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Infographic: what makes us healthy?

Authors/ source/ publisher
The Health Foundation
Date added to library 01 August 2017
Year published
The Health Foundation has produced this infographic, which shows the extent to which health is primarily shaped by factors outside the direct influence of health care and invites us to look at this bigger picture. It also highlights the gap of almost 20 years in health expectancy between people living in the most and least deprived areas of the UK – a gap that is explained not by our ability to see a doctor, but by differences in our experience of the things that make us healthy including good work, education, housing, resources, our physical environment and social connections.