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Resources by State: New York

Appalachian Diseases of Despair
Provides information on Appalachian mortality disparities due to overdose, suicide, and alcoholic liver disease/cirrhosis among people ages 15-64. Utilizes data from the 2021 Multiple Cause of Death database broken down by Appalachian state, region, gender, and metropolitan or nonmetropolitan status.
Date: 07/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Appalachian Regional Commission, East Tennessee State University Center for Rural Health Research, NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis
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SBHCs in Rural Areas Decrease Absenteeism
Presentation slides that provide data on the impacts School-Based Health Centers (SBHCs) have on absenteeism in the New York State Education System for years 2015-2018. Discusses how SBHCs mitigate absenteeism and the correlation between absenteeism and student health. Includes related information on SBHCs and their impacts in other communities.
Author(s): Chris Kjolhede, John W. Sipple, Wendy Brunner
Date: 07/2023
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: Bassett Healthcare Network
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The Appalachian Region: A Data Overview from the 2017-2021 American Community Survey Chartbook
State- and county-level information on population, age, race and ethnicity, housing occupancy, education, labor force, employment, income, health insurance coverage, disability, and veteran status, for the 13 Appalachian states. Features statistics with breakdowns by 5 levels of population density. Includes data explorer options for Appalachian categories such as population and age, education, income and poverty, computer and broadband access, rural Appalachia versus rural America, and employment and commuting.
Additional links: Full Report
Author(s): Kelvin Pollard, Sara Srygley, Linda A. Jacobsen
Date: 06/2023
Type: Website
Sponsoring organizations: Appalachian Regional Commission, Population Reference Bureau
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New York State Annual Poverty Report - 2023
Summary of the state of poverty in New York, taken from the American Communities Survey data (U.S. Census Bureau). Provides an overview of the state as well as county-level data on race, education, income, health, and gender as they relate to poverty.
Additional links: Data Key, Executive Summary, New York County Poverty Levels
Date: 05/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: New York State Community Action Association
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Service-Obligated Providers in New York State
Research brief profiling the health professionals fulfilling service obligations in New York State through federal or state provider incentive programs as of March 2022. Discusses Health Professional Shortage Area placements and J-1 visa waivers. Features statistics including the number and per capita rate of service-obligated providers by region of practice and a list of New York State counties with breakdowns by urban or rural status.
Additional links: Overview: Service-Obligated Providers in New York State
Author(s): Robert Martiniano, Alexandra Romero, Jean Moore
Date: 05/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Health Workforce Studies
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Stigma and Opioid Use Disorder in Northern New England
Report presents a study on the stigma around opioid use disorder (OUD) in Northern New England. Details the results of a survey of clinicians and counselors on the perceived stigma around OUD and OUD treatment in the rural counties of Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Northern New York.
Date: 04/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Vermont Center on Rural Addiction
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2022 New York Residency Training Outcomes: A Summary of Responses to the 2022 New York Resident Exit Survey
Results of the 2022 New York State resident exit survey. Features statistics including percentage of physicians planning to work in Health Professional Shortage Areas and rural areas, and specialty areas with breakdowns by practice location, with 5 levels of population density.
Additional links: Key Findings Infographic
Author(s): Jinman Pang, David Armstrong
Date: 03/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Health Workforce Studies
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Perspectives on the Long of COVID: From Doomscrolling to Rural Management Strategies
An overview of how Long COVID is impacting rural areas. Features a Tennessee rural health researcher sharing his Long COVID experience and a rural New York healthcare system discussing the condition's management options.
Author(s): Kay Miller Temple
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 03/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Graduate Medical Education in New York: The Nation's Largest Supplier of Physicians
Examines the contribution of New York Graduate Medical Education (GME) programs to the nation's supply of physicians. Features a section on rural areas, including a state-level map showing the percentage of active physicians in nonmetropolitan areas who completed GME in New York as of 2022
Date: 01/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Health Workforce Studies
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2020 Rural Opioid Overdose Mortality
Highlights the rate of rural opioid overdose mortality in 2020 for several northern New England states and compares it to the national rate. Breaks down rates based on substances used as well.
Date: 01/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Vermont Center on Rural Addiction
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