Sociodemographic Differences in COVID-19 Pandemic Experiences Among Families in the United States
Examines challenges experienced by individuals during the COVID-19 pandemic according to sociodemographic differences. Analyzes survey data focused on children and caregivers and their experiences with infection and testing, healthcare, school, access to food, child care and work, financial concerns, and more. Data is broken down by demographic variables such as caregiver education, age of children, and rural versus urban location.
Author(s): Kaja Z. LeWinn, Leonardo Trasande, Andrew Law, et al. Citation: JAMA Network Open, 6(8) Date: 08/2023 Type: Document view details
Strategies to Prevent Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in Ohio
A policy brief that examines strategies to reduce adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) in Ohio. Focuses on caregiver skills training, violence prevention programs, social-emotional learning in schools, and mentoring programs. Includes county-level data on families enrolled in prevention services as well as discussions centered on rural and/or Appalachian areas.
Date: 08/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Health Policy Institute of Ohio view details
On-Farm Health Screening Needs of Immigrant Dairy Workers
Webinar recording discussing a study evaluating the health needs of immigrant dairy workers in Texas as well as health risk screenings on the farm. Describes barriers to healthcare including access, childcare, leave from work, language barriers, and more. Transcript is available by clicking the three dots under the video.
Date: 07/2023 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: Network of the National Library of Medicine view details
Predicting Firm Creation in Rural Texas: A Multi-Model Machine Learning Approach to a Complex Policy Problem
Evaluates Texas counties between 2008 and 2018 to identify factors contributing to entrepreneurship for rural areas. Discusses how healthcare, elder care, and child care predict growth in entrepreneurship. Compares predictive factors for rural areas with urban predictive factors. Makes recommendations for research, policy, and scholarship for rural entrepreneurship.
Author(s): Mark C. Hand, Vivek Shastry, Varun Rai Citation: PLOS ONE, 18(6), e0287217 Date: 06/2023 Type: Document view details
Children's Participation in Child Care and Early Education in 2012 and 2019: Counts and Characteristics
A chartbook that provides nationally representative data on participation in child care and early education (CCEE) utilizing the 2012 and 2019 National Survey of Early Care and Education (NSECE). Includes rural versus urban data on type of care and number/percentage of children in CCEE for children under 3 and for children aged 3-5.
Author(s): A R Datta, Z Gebhardt, K Piazza, C Zapata-Gietl Date: 05/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Administration for Children and Families view details
Family Child Care Networks: Actions Needed to Better Assess Quality Improvement Efforts
Describes characteristics of Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF)-supported networks, including their funding, service population, and services provided. Presents stakeholder views on whether and how providers benefit from networks and factors providers consider in deciding whether to join a network. Discusses how the Administration for Children and Families' Office of Child Care (OCC)
supports and assesses states' efforts to improve the quality of family child care. Includes rural references throughout.
Date: 05/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Government Accountability Office view details