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16-01-2024 | Central Nervous System Trauma | Concussion and Head Injury (A Finkel, Section Editor)

Categorizing Sports-Related Concussion Disparities by Key Domains of Social Determinants of Health

Authors: Larry Charleston IV, Jose Posas

Published in: Current Pain and Headache Reports | Issue 3/2024

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Abstract

Purpose of Review

To explore recently published data on disparities in concussion and best categorize these data into domains of social determinants of health (SDOH).

Recent Findings

Disparities in concussion cover a range of SDOH domains. Questions on disparities in concussion remain. Interventions to reduce these disparities and inequities are needed.

Summary

Social determinants of health may play a significant role in disparities and inequities in sports related concussion. There is interplay and overlap in SDOH domains that affect concussion outcomes. It is possible that an increase in SDOH may affect concussion disparities by moderated mediation; however, further data is needed to validate this potential effect. Moreover, attention to SDOH domains in sports related concussion may provide insight on intervention targets to ameliorate disparities in sports related concussion.
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Metadata
Title
Categorizing Sports-Related Concussion Disparities by Key Domains of Social Determinants of Health
Authors
Larry Charleston IV
Jose Posas
Publication date
16-01-2024
Publisher
Springer US
Published in
Current Pain and Headache Reports / Issue 3/2024
Print ISSN: 1531-3433
Electronic ISSN: 1534-3081
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s11916-023-01187-2

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