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Resources by State: South Dakota

Hunger and Housing in Rural America: Intersecting Challenges and Solutions
Focuses on the intersecting challenges of housing and food security in rural America. Discusses programs in Pennsylvania and South Dakota, and efforts to address food deserts and hunger at the national level.
Citation: Rural Voices, 18(3)
Date: 2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Housing Assistance Council
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High Food Insecurity and Its Correlates Among Families Living on a Rural American Indian Reservation
Studied the association between food insecurity and sociodemographic characteristics on a rural Native American Reservation in South Dakota, Pine Ridge Reservation.
Author(s): Katherine W. Bauer, Rachel Widome, John Himes, et al.
Citation: American Journal of Public Health, 102(7), 1346-1352
Date: 07/2012
Type: Document
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South Dakota Office of Rural Health Recruitment and Retention Survey
Identifies and quantifies, on a statewide basis, information regarding how South Dakota healthcare facilities, local units of government, and economic development groups are recruiting and retaining healthcare professionals. 1,147 surveys were distributed to 605 healthcare facilities and 542 local units of government/economic development groups.
Date: 05/2012
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: South Dakota Department of Health
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American Indian Parents' Assessment of and Concern About Their Kindergarten Child's Weight Status, South Dakota, 2005-2006
Examines associations between sociodemographic characteristics and the probability of American Indian parents misclassifying their children's weight status. Includes statistical breakdowns by level of parental concern, ranging from not concerned to very concerned.
Author(s): Chrisa Arcan, Peter J. Hannan, John H. Himes, et al.
Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 9
Date: 02/2012
Type: Document
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Going Home: Programs Create New Housing Options for Rural Veterans
Discusses Medical Foster Homes and transitional housing, which provide homes for elderly and once-homeless veterans. Highlights homes in California, Iowa, and South Dakota.
Author(s): Candi Helseth
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 02/2012
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Associations of American Indian Children's Screen-Time Behavior With Parental Television Behavior, Parental Perceptions of Children's Screen Time, and Media-Related Resources in the Home
Examines obesity-influencing social and physical factors in the home environments of Oglala Lakota kindergarteners, and provides analysis related to the children's screen time behavior. Uses data from an obesity prevention intervention in elementary schools on or near the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, and includes statistical breakdowns by sex, weight status, amount of screen time, level of parental concern, and availability of various media devices.
Author(s): Daheia J. Barr-Anderson, Jayne A. Fulkerson, Mary Smyth, et al.
Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 8(5)
Date: 09/2011
Type: Document
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Cancer-Related Disparities and Opportunities for Intervention in Northern Plains American Indian Communities
Discusses behavioral trends associated with cancer risk and cancer screening from 1997-2006 among American Indians (AI) in North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Iowa. Examines disparities between the AI population and non-Hispanic Whites in the Northern Plains and AIs in other regions. Includes breakdowns by sex, age, education, income level, employment status, rural-urban classification, lifestyle factors, and screening for specific types of cancer.
Author(s): Shinobu Watanabe-Galloway, Nicole Flom, Liyan Xu, et al.
Citation: Public Health Reports, 126(3)
Date: 05/2011
Type: Document
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Distance is Relative: Unpacking a Principal Barrier in Rural Healthcare
Details a study on distance as a barrier to healthcare for rural veterans. Analyzes survey responses and interviews from both patients and providers.
Author(s): Colin Buzza, Sarah S. Ono, Carolyn Turvey, et al.
Citation: Journal of General Internal Medicine, 26(2), 648-654
Date: 2011
Type: Document
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Transportation, Distance, and Health Care Utilization for Older Adults in Rural and Small Urban Areas
Highlights a survey studying the impacts of transportation and geography on health care services for older adults in rural and small urban areas. Included individuals aged 60 or older living in the rural Upper Great Plains states of North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, and Wyoming.
Author(s): Jeremy Mattson
Date: 12/2010
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Transit Administration
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Expressions of Depression in Rural Women With Chronic Illness
Describes the experience of depression within a rural population of chronically ill middle-aged women from Montana, Idaho, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming who participated in an online social-support and health education research project.
Author(s): Charlene A Winters, Shirley A Cudney, Therese Sullivan
Citation: Rural and Remote Health, 10(4), 1533
Date: 11/2010
Type: Document
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