A Profile of Migrant Health: An Analysis of the Uniform Data System, 2010
Analyzes the demographic, socioeconomic, and health
characteristics of patients from 142 community and migrant
health centers that receive funding through the U.S. Public
Health Service Act, Section 330.
Author(s): Bethany C. Boggess, Hilda Ochoa Bogue Date: 2014 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Center for Farmworker Health view details
Rural-Urban Differences in Health Behaviors and Implications for Health Status Among U.S. Cancer Survivors
Examines health behavior differences among rural and urban
cancer survivors in the U.S. Determines associations
between self-reported health status and health-related
unemployment and associations between health behaviors and
health status. Includes rural versus urban information on
marital status, race/ethnicity, education, cancer type,
health insurance, employment, BMI, smoking habits, alcohol
use, and physical activity.
Author(s): Kathryn E. Weaver, Nynikka Palmer, Lingyi Lu, L. Douglas Case, Ann M. Geiger Citation: Cancer Causes and Control, 24(8), 1481-1490 Date: 08/2013 Type: Document view details
Chronic Disease Risk Factors Among American Indian/Alaska Native Women of Reproductive Age
Discusses prevalence of chronic conditions and risk factors among a nationally representative sample of American Indian/Alaska Native women aged 18-44 years and makes comparisons with White women. Includes statistical breakdowns by weight status, physical activity level, cigarette use, and insurance coverage.
Author(s): Pamela Amparo, Sherry L. Farr, Patricia M. Dietz Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 8(6) Date: 11/2011 Type: Document view details
Risks to Health Among American Indian/Alaska Native High School Students in the United States
Examines leading health risks among nationally representative sample of American Indian/Alaska Native high school students and compares rates to other racial/ethnic groups. Includes statistical breakdowns by frequency of cigarette and alcohol use, weight status, physical activity level, television and computer use, and healthy food intake.
Author(s): Sherry Everett Jones, Khadija Anderson, Richard Lowry, Holly Conner Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 8(4) Date: 07/2011 Type: Document view details