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Table 3 Overview of content of 17 Child Health Policies Reviewed (see attached file with table 3 in landscape format)

From: To what extent do Australian child and youth health policies address the social determinants of health and health equity?: a document analysis study

Policy document # Main Health Issue Age Range covered Aim of Goal/s Acknowledging or auditing evidence on the SDH Social gradient Objectives – main codes # Strategies Strategies-main codes # Strategies addressing equity # SDH codes Main SDH covered
1 Infant & child health 0–8 Population group (non-equity) Significant audit and acknowledge No 1. Promote and Prevent (individualised)
2. Health services access
46 1. Promote and Prevent (individualised)
2. Health services
3 2 ECD
2 Mental health 0–2 Population group (non-equity) Significant audit and acknowledge No 1. Promote and Prevent (individualised) 42 1. Cross sector
2. Health services
3. Health Workforce
13 3 ECD
3 Infant mortality 0–2 Population group (non-equity) Minor acknowledge and audit No 1. Health services 44 1. Health services
2. Health Workforce
3. Health services access
7 0 N/A
4 Family violence 0–8 Population group (equity) Significant audit and acknowledge No 1. Health services
2. Cultural awareness
3. Promotion and Prevention
(individualised)
116 1. Health services
2. Promote and Prevent (individualised)
3. Health services access
61 5 Education
5 General health 0–8 Population group (non-equity) Minor acknowledge No 1. Health services
2. Health service access
81 1. Health services
2. Health workforce
3. Cross sector
5 2 ECD
6 Mental health 0–18 Population group (non-equity) Minor acknowledge No 1. Health services
2. Health Services access
24 1. Health services
2. Health service access
3. Health Policy
11 1 Housing
7 General Health 0–18 Population group (non-equity) Significant audit and acknowledge No 1. Health services 23 1. Health Services
2. Health workforce
3. Promote and Prevent (individualised)
1 0 N/A
8 General Health 0–18 Population group (non-equity) Significant acknowledge Yes 1. Health services
2. Promotion and Prevention
3. SDH
155 1. Promotion and Prevention
2. Health Services
3. SDH
39 20 ECD
9 General Health and education 0–8 Population group (non-equity) Significant acknowledge and audit No 1. Cross sector
2. Health Services
68 1. Cross sector
2. Promotion and Prevention (individualised)
3. SDH
13 10 ECD
Education
10 Child friendly city 0–12 Population group (non-equity) Extensive acknowledge and audit No 1. Policy and governamce
2. Community Engagement
3. Cross sector action
284 1. SDH
2. Cross sector
3. Policy and governance
59 70 ECD
Education
Healthy Settings
Housing
Urban Planning
Employment/workplace conditions
11 Physical, social and and emotional wellbeing 12–24 Population group (non-equity) Extensive acknowledge and audit No 1. Health Services access
2. SDH
3. Health research
45 1. Health service access
2. SDH
3. Health services
3 7 Healthy settings
12 Obesity
Physical activity
nutrition
0–18 Population group (non-equity) Significant acknowledge and audit No 1. Promotion and Prevention (individualised)
2. SDH
60 1. Promotion and Prevention (individualised)
2. SDH
3. Cross sector
4 15 Healthy Settings
Urban Planning
Regulation
Public Transport
13 Child protection 0–12 Population group (non-equity) Extensive acknowledge and audit No 1. SDH
2. Promotion and Prevention (individualised)
3. Health Services
133 1. Policy and governance
2. Health Services
3. SDH
60 22 ECD
Education
14 Sexual health 12–18 Population group (non-equity) N/A No N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
15 Health Promotion and early child hood development 0–12 Population group (non-equity) Acknowledge and audit No N/A 11 1. Promotion and Prevention (individualised)
2. Policy and governance
3. SDH
0 1 Healthy Settings
16 Health Promotion 0–3 Population group (non-equity) Extensive acknowledge and audit Yes N/A 48 1. Promotion and Prevention (individualised)
2. Health Services
3. Health service access
13 5 Education
Healthy Settings
Urban Planning
17 General Health 0–8 Population group (non-equity) Minor acknowledge No N/A 71 1. Promotion and Prevention (individualised)
2. Health workforce
3. Health Services
8 14 ECD
Healthy Settings