Data, Capacity-Building, and Training Needs to Address Rural Health Inequities in the Northwest United States: A Qualitative Study
Describes the results of 28 interviews with rural local health department staff in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington to examine their training needs and capacity to access and use data to better understand public health issues and allocate resources. Includes interview subjects' employment information and quotes highlighting the challenges to accessing or using data to monitor rural health issues.
Betty Bekemeier, Seungeun Park, Uba Backonja, India Ornelas, Anne M. Turner
Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 26(8-9), 825-834
Health disparities · Public health · Alaska · Idaho · Oregon · Washington