Rural Healthy People 2020: A Companion Document to Healthy People 2020, Volume 1
Provides a rural focus for the Healthy People 2020 priorities. Includes overviews of the top 10 rural health priority areas identified by rural stakeholders. (Volume 2 discusses priorities 11-20.) Topics addressed include: health insurance, primary care, emergency services, nutrition and weight status, diabetes, mental health, substance abuse, heart disease and stroke, physical activity, older adults, maternal and child health, and tobacco use. Each overview includes reviews of the relevant literature and models that rural communities can use to address the issues. Document is available for free download, after providing brief information about intended use.
Jane N. Bolin, Gail Bellamy, Alva O. Ferdinand, Bita Kash, Janet W. Helduser
Southwest Rural Health Research Center
Access · Cardiovascular disease · Children and youth · Diabetes · Elderly population · Emergency department and urgent care services · Emergency medical services · Food security and nutrition · Mental health · Obesity and weight control · Physical activity · Prenatal care and obstetrics · Substance abuse · Tobacco use · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention