The relationships among the factors have been recognized to soar up the incidences of health inequalities and other forms of health problems. These complex elements are collectively viewed to be the primary predictors of health that are central to the progression of types of illness and conditions. The social factor can influence directly and indirectly the health of persons and the delivery of health services. The impact increases as the effects accumulate across generations resulting in various patterns among the sociological aspects of the society and health. Therefore; social factors play a vital role in the process at which health is presented in various populations and the delivery of healthcare services to individuals in the society. However; the impacts of the social factors are also determined issues in the society such as government policies and programs.
The social determinants of health are the non-physiological and non-medical aspects of health of communities, nation and individuals which affects the nature in which people live, the risk to illness and loss of life. The factors provide the health practitioners with clues of the complexities of health problems and systems that fall a certain population and why some groups are more vulnerable to unhealthy living conditions. To determine the degree of effects of the social factors that affect health, stakeholders have applied the principles of epidemiology and statistics to study the changing patterns of health in the affected population. It is to say that a holistic approach ought to be taken to decipher and fully analyse the notions relative to social and epidemiological considerations. Some of the social aspects of the society that affect health and healthcare provisions are; early life experience, education, exposure, household income, work, sheltering, ethnicity, race, social