1) What is a social determinant of health? A fundamental cause of disease?
2) Given that we already know that certain groups (the elderly, the poor, residents of color, people who were socially isolated) disproportionately died in the 1995 Chicago Heat Wave, what is the goal (research question) of the Browning article, beyond illuminating individual differences?
3) What are some possible mechanisms through which neighborhood economic disadvantage might translate into worse outcomes for residents in certain neighborhoods?

Health Disparities