CDC adapted the social ecological model of health promotion to represent the Colorectal Cancer Control Program's multi-level approach to colorectal cancer prevention.
A comparison of three theoretical perspectives on health promotion, including the social ecological model.
Theoretical, methodological, and practical aspects of multilevel influences upon patients’ health are discussed. Levels defined are individuals, teams, organizations, communities, and are presented as an ecological model of care. Each of these levels can be a target for interventions and each affects the others in a variety of ways including through policy, communication, and behavior.
Page 31: Several conceptual frameworks provide lists of key health determinants and indicate ways in which they are linked to disease onset and progression. These frameworks generally distinguish individual-level characteristics (such as biological factors, emotional and cognitive traits, and health-related behaviors) from features of the physical and social environmental contexts in which they emerge and operate.
A description of the Social Ecological Model (SEM), a framework for understanding the multiple levels of a social system and interactions between individuals and environment within this system,
Multilevel, population health science model of disease causation illustrating examples of proximal to distal factors that result in health outcomes and inequities in these outcomes.