Assessing Environmental Support for Better Health: Active Living Opportunity Audits in Rural Communities in the Southern United States
Describes the built environment, policies, and availability
of facilities for physical activity in eight rural
communities, four in Alabama and four in the Mississippi
Delta, to inform diet and physical activity interventions.
Acts as part of a partnership to eliminate cancer health
disparities in the Deep South. Includes community data by
Rural Active Living Assessment (RALA) measures, such as
sidewalks, destinations, and walk-ability.
Author(s): Jennifer C. Robinson, Tiffany L. Carson, Erica R. Johnson, et al. Citation: Preventive Medicine, 66, 28-33 Date: 09/2014 Type: Document view details
Housing in the Lower Mississippi Delta
Defines the lower Mississippi Delta and discusses the
economic, housing, and social characteristics of the
region. Includes information on housing quality.
Date: 09/2013 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Housing Assistance Council view details
Grantee Directory: Delta States Rural Development Network Grant Program 2010-2013
Contains a directory of the Delta States Rural Development Grant Program in the 2010-2013 funding cycle. Includes a program overview and contact information for each of the twelve grantees. The Delta States region consists of Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee.
Date: 2011 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy view details
Delta States Initiative Report
Provides a summary of FORHP's Delta States Initiative and details activities conducted by the Delta States Rural Development Network Grant Program and the Delta Rural Hospital Performance Improvement Project.
Date: 05/2004 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy view details
Cardiovascular & Cancer Rates for the Rural Delta Region
Interactive mapping tool showing 13 health measures for people in Delta Region counties/parishes. Allows users to compare rates by county, rural or urban status, to peer counties, to the national average, to national quartiles, by Health Resources and Services Administration regions, and by states. Type: Map/Mapping System Sponsoring organization: North Carolina Rural Health Research Program view details