Practices that show evidence of effectiveness in improving public health outcomes when implemented in multiple real-life settings, as indicated by achievement of aims consistent with the objectives of the activities.

PhenX Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) Assessments Collection

National Human Genome Research Institute

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Data Collection and Analysis
Healthcare Access and Quality
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Outside U.S.

Data Collection and Reporting

The PhenX Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) Assessments Collection, now available in the PhenX Toolkit, contains protocols to help measure upstream factors that shape behaviors and health outcomes. The PhenX Toolkit provides recommended standard data collection protocols for conducting biomedical research. The protocols are selected by working groups of domain experts using a consensus process, which includes the scientific community. The toolkit provides detailed protocols for collecting data and tools to help investigators incorporate these protocols into their studies. Using protocols from the PhenX Toolkit facilitates cross-study analysis, potentially increasing the scientific impact of individual studies.

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