Mississippi Primary Care Needs Assessment
Identifies Mississippi communities with the greatest unmet healthcare needs and offers recommendations for allocating resources, managing shortage designations, and coordinating the recruitment and retention of healthcare
professionals. Includes sections on social determinants of health, Health Professional Shortage Areas, Graduate Medical Education, and workforce development. Features statistics on various diseases and health conditions.
Date: 03/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Mississippi Office of Rural Health, Mississippi State Department of Health view details
Grantee Directory: Delta States Rural Development Network Program, 2020
A directory of the Delta States Rural Development Grant Program in the 2020-2023 funding cycle. Includes a brief program overview and contact information for each of the twelve grantees. The Delta States region comprises Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee.
Date: 02/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
Racial Residential Segregation and Colorectal Cancer Mortality in the Mississippi Delta Region
Investigates whether rurality influences the relationship
between racial segregation and colorectal cancer (CRC)
outcomes in the Mississippi Delta Region. Features
county-level data on CRC mortality, with information broken
down by race and rurality.
Author(s): Aaron J. Kruse-Diehr, Justin T. McDaniel, Marquita W. Lewis-Thames, Aimee S. James, Musa Yahaya Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 18 Date: 02/2021 Type: Document view details
Mississippi Delta Town Makes Way for Hope—and Better Health
Describes efforts to revitalize the rural Delta community of Drew, Mississippi, a recipient of the 2020-2021 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health prize. Discusses the work of community organizations to address persistent poverty, create safe housing, improve public spaces, and increase access to healthcare through mobile clinics.
Date: 2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation view details
Maternal Characteristics and Infant Outcomes in Appalachia and the Delta
Compares maternal characteristics and poor infant outcomes for women and children in the Delta and Appalachia regions with the rest of the United States. Includes charts showing distribution of births, preterm births, and infant mortality with data broken down by maternal characteristics such as race, ethnicity, and age.
Author(s): Anne Driscoll, Danielle Ely Citation: National Vital Statistics Reports, 68(11) Date: 09/2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Center for Health Statistics view details