Table 2

Summary of Pre-Conference Responses to: “What Would You Change to Address the Social Determinants of Health and Promote Health Equity?” (N = 39)

82% recommended enhancing universal health care (eg, universal health insurance, a pharmacare program, or broadening access to mental health services and team-based care)
36% advocated for local or national policy decisions to be made differently in order to promote equity (eg, transportation, taxes)
20% suggested addressing social determinants of health directly through the health system
20% identified the importance of improving sociodemographic data for clinical, research, and policy purposes
15% recommended a universal basic income