Your neighborhood, housing, transportation options, and other social and economic factors make a difference when it comes to your health.
According to a landmark University of Wisconsin study, the state of our overall health is attributable to 4 major factors:
1. 20 percent—access to and quality of clinical health care
2. 40 percent—social and economic factors in our lives
3. 30 percent—individual factors and behaviors
4. 10 percent—the physical environment in which we live