Evaluating Disparities in Traffic Fatalities by Race, Ethnicity, and Income
Describes disparities in traffic safety among different race-ethnicity groups and income rates, based on fatal police-reported motor vehicle traffic crashes from 2014-2018 on public roadways. Explores the effect of risky behaviors on fatalities including alcohol use, restraint use, handheld electronic device use, and speeding. Features statistics including distribution of traffic fatalities by race-ethnicity in 2018, with breakdowns by urban and rural areas.
Author(s): Donna Glassbrenner, Gabrielle Herbert, Leah Reish, Caitlin Webb, Tonja Lindsey Date: 09/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration view details
Increased Rates of Death from Unintentional Injury among Non-Hispanic White, American Indian/Alaska Native, and Non-Metropolitan Communities
Examines the rate of fatal and nonfatal injuries in non-metropolitan and metropolitan areas, and the association with race/ethnicity. Uses information from the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey public use datafile for 2018. Features statistics including estimated rate of nonfatal unintentional injuries among people seeking treatment at hospitals, deaths from unintentional injuries, and age-adjusted death rates for all causes of unintentional injury from 2014-2018, with breakdowns by metropolitan and non-metropolitan location.
Author(s): Lindsey R. Hammerslag, Jeffery Talbert, Tyrone F. Borders Date: 07/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural and Underserved Health Research Center view details
The Racial and Ethnic Diversity of the Family Physician Workforce in Non-Metropolitan and Metropolitan Counties
Policy brief exploring distribution of family physicians (FPs) in rural areas by race/ethnicity and whether rural minority physicians were more likely to work in underserved rural areas. Features statistics on characteristics of early career FPs practicing outpatient care from 2017-2019, with breakdowns by metropolitan, micropolitan, and non-core non-metropolitan location, and race of FPs practicing in persistent poverty or primary care Health Professional Shortage Areas, by stage in career.
Author(s): Lars E. Peterson, Zachary J. Morgan Date: 06/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural and Underserved Health Research Center view details
Race/Ethnicity, Urbanization, and Unintentional Injury Death
Poster presentation from the National Rural Health Association 2022 annual conference, showing potential interactions between race/ethnicity and nonmetro residency as risk factors for unintentional injury death. Features statistics including unintentional injury deaths in 2018, stratified age-adjusted death rates and rate ratios, and unintentional injury death rates by cause, all with breakdowns by metro or nonmetro location.
Author(s): Lindsey R. Hammerslag, Ty Borders, Jeffery Talbert Date: 05/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural and Underserved Health Research Center view details
Growing Racial Diversity in Rural America: Results from the 2020 Census
Describes growing diversity of the nonmetropolitan population from 2010-2020 as a reflection of differential patterns of demographic change among racial and ethnic sub-groups in rural America. Features statistics on the nonmetropolitan population by race and age group, and county-level maps of the U.S. showing racial diversity among adults and children ages 0-17.
Author(s): Kenneth Johnson, Daniel Lichter Date: 05/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Carsey School of Public Policy view details