Chronic Conditions Among Adults Aged 18─34 Years — United States, 2019
Examines prevalence of 11 chronic conditions among adults aged 18-34 years, with data for urban and rural locations. Provides data on obesity, depression, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, asthma, arthritis, and other chronic conditions.
Author(s): Kathleen B. Watson, Susan A. Carlson, Fleetwood Loustalot, et al. Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 71(30), 964-970 Date: 07/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention view details
Prevalence of Chronic Conditions by Sexual Orientation and Rural-Urban Location
Presents a study on the correlation between chronic health issues by sexual orientation and rurality. Breaks down rates of chronic diseases such as arthritis, high cholesterol, diabetes, and others by sexual orientation and rural versus urban location.
Author(s): Carrie Henning-Smith, Gilbert Gonzales, Megan Lahr, et al. Date: 06/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center view details
Rural-Urban Variation in Weight Loss Recommendations Among US Older Adults with Arthritis and Obesity
Analyzes 2011 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
(BRFSS) data to identify rural and urban differences in the
number of older adults with obesity and arthritis who
received weight loss recommendations (WLR) from healthcare
providers. Includes data from 5 states on WLR receipt
according to age, sex, education, race/ethnicity, income,
and population density.
Author(s): Mary Greaney, Steven Cohen, Christie Ward-Ritacco, Deborah Riebe Citation: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(6), 946 Date: 03/2019 Type: Document view details
Rural Health Research Recap: Rural Communities: Age, Income, and Health Status
Summary of key findings from the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy funded Rural Health Research Centers' most recent research on the demographics and health status of rural residents. Features statistics comparing mortality and incidence of various health conditions in rural and urban areas, and poverty rates in the South, West, Midwest, and Northeast United States. Provides links to each of the referenced source documents.
Date: 11/2018 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Research Gateway view details