Northeast Iowa Food and Fitness Impacts
Highlights programs in 6 rural counties to improve the health and well-being of children and families supported by the Northeast Iowa Food and Fitness Initiative. Programs included the expansion of the early childhood care and education program, promotion of physical activity through the development of walking and biking routes, and improved accessibility to local foods and support for the local economy.
Date: 2017 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Luther College, Northeast Iowa Community College view details
The Two Georgias: Addressing Health Equity in Rural Georgia
A series of articles discussing health disparities between rural and urban Georgia. Includes sections devoted to literature reviews, qualitative research, population science, needs assessments, and public health practices. Topics range from rural hospital closure, access and use of EMS services, and teen pregnancy, to social determinants of health as connected to childcare programs.
Citation: Journal of the Georgia Public Health Association, 5(4), 294-404 Date: 2016 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Georgia Public Health Association view details
After Great Recession, More Married Fathers Providing Child Care
Reports on the percentage of married fathers providing care for their children while mothers worked outside the home. Examines child care provided by married fathers by race, ethnicity, and residence in urban or rural locations.
Author(s): Kristin Smith Date: 2015 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Carsey School of Public Policy view details
Child Care Subsidies Critical for Low-Income Families Amid Rising Child Care Expenses
Examines changes in childcare expenditures from 2005 to
2011 with comparisons between nonmetropolitan and
metropolitan residents. Addresses differences in monthly
income spent on child care for different income groups and
for mothers in poverty and discusses the policy
Author(s): Kristin Smith, Nicholas Adams Date: 2013 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Carsey School of Public Policy view details