The Community-Based Healthy-Lifestyle Intervention for Rural Preschools (CHIRP) Study: Design and Methods
Explores the design and methods for Community-based
Healthy-lifestyle Interventions for Rural Preschools
(CHIRP), a study in rural Florida. CHIRP assesses the
effects of a behavioral family weight management
intervention for overweight young children and their parents.
Table 2 lists the CHIRP study schedule of behavioral family
intervention session topics.
Author(s): David M. Janicke, Crystal S. Lim, Anne E. Mathews, et al. Citation: Contemporary Clinical Trials, 34(2), 187-195 Date: 03/2013 Type: Document view details
Measuring Socioeconomic Inequality in the Incidence of AIDS: Rural-urban Considerations
Presents a study on the role socioeconomic status (SES) as a risk factor in the incidence of HIV/AIDS. Compares data from rural and urban areas of Florida. Discusses SES indicators factored into the study, such as poverty status, access to a car, and unemployment, among others.
Author(s): Theophile Niyonsenga, Mary Jo Trepka, Spencer Lieb, Lorene M. Maddox Citation: AIDS and Behavior, 17(2), 700-709 Date: 02/2013 Type: Document view details
Changes in the Healthcare Safety Net 1992-2003: Disparities in Access for Uninsured Persons in Florida
Discusses how the closing of safety net hospitals or conversion from a public or nonprofit to a for-profit
status and the increase in community health centers affected access to care for urban and rural uninsured in
Florida. Provides patient statistics by time period for race/ethnicity, age group, sex, safety net events, and more.
Author(s): Tzy-Mey Kuo, Lee R. Mobley, Gloria J. Bazzoli Citation: International Journal of Health Services, 43(3), 551-566 Date: 2013 Type: Document view details
Formative Research on HPV Vaccine Acceptability Among Latina Farmworkers
Reports on a qualitative study of surveys and interviews with low-income Latina farmworkers located in central Florida to better understand the benefits and barriers linked to the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination and HPV screening. The study population included 49 female farmworkers primarily of Mexican and Honduran backgrounds and 19 healthcare workers who serve this population.
Author(s): John S. Luque, Heide Castañeda, Dinorah Martinez Tyson, et al. Citation: Health Promotion Practice, 13(5), 617-625 Date: 09/2012 Type: Document view details
Comparing Costs of Telephone Versus Face-to-Face Extended Care Programs for the Management of Obesity in Rural Settings
Describes and compares program costs and cost-effectiveness
for 12-month extended care lifestyle maintenance programs
following an initial 6-month weight loss program for women
in rural Florida. Delivery methods for extended care
lifestyle programs include telephone counseling, group
face-to-face counseling, and mailed newsletters without
Author(s): Tiffany Radcliff, Linda Bobroff, Lesley Lutes, et al. Citation: Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 112(9), 1363-1373 Date: 09/2012 Type: Document view details
End-of-Life Care: Key Components Provided by Programs in Four States
Describes six key components in providing care to Medicare beneficiaries at the end of life. Includes information from site visits to programs in Arizona, Florida, Oregon, and Wisconsin. Discusses challenges of providing end-of-life care services to rural residents.
Date: 12/2007 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Government Accountability Office view details
Community Correlates of Rural Youth Violence
Addresses lack of knowledge of rural youth violence by applying social disorganization theory to community correlates of youth violence in nonmetropolitan communities in Florida, Georgia, Nebraska, and South Carolina.
Author(s): D. Wayne Osgood, Jeff M. Chambers Date: 05/2003 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention view details
Models for Providing Hospice Care in Rural Areas: Successes and Challenges
Describes different approaches for providing hospice care in rural areas, with case studies from hospices in Florida, Minnesota, Oregon, and Wisconsin. Includes data on rural and urban Medicare-certified hospice services.
Author(s): Michelle M. Casey, Ira Moscovice, Beth Virnig, Sarah Kind Date: 01/2003 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center view details