Smoking, Rural Residence and Diabetes as Risk Factors for Presumed Ocular Histoplasmosis Syndrome
Investigates how smoking, geographical location, and diabetes impact presumed ocular histoplasmosis syndrome (POHS) and associated choroidal neovascularization (CNV) based on data from 751 adult patients during a 7-year period between January 2013 and December 2019. Includes data predictions to indicate whether there are connections between smoking, diabetes, and rural-urban locations for POHS and for POHS with CNV.
Author(s): Brad Richey, Rachel Obrock, Zachary Gee, et al. Citation: Retina, 42(2), 369-374 Date: 02/2022 Type: Document view details
Prescription Drug Affordability among Medicare Beneficiaries
Examines the affordability of prescription drugs among Medicare beneficiaries. Explores whether Medicare beneficiaries skipped doses, took less medication, delayed filling a prescription, or did not fill needed prescriptions due to cost concerns. Explores affordability concerns by race and ethnicity, sex, family income, urban versus rural counties, and presence of select chronic conditions.
Author(s): Wafa Tarazi, Kenneth Finegold, Steven Sheingold, Nancy De Lew, Benjamin D. Sommers Date: 01/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation view details
Rural–Urban Health Disparities among US Adults Ages 50 and Older
Report examining health disparities for Americans ages 50 and older by rural/urban location and by race/ethnicity. Analyzes rates of healthcare access, health behaviors, and chronic health conditions based on 2019 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) data.
Author(s): Beth Carter, Olivia Dean Date: 10/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: AARP Public Policy Institute view details
Rural Healthy People: Where We've Been and Where We're Going
August 25, 2021 webinar presenting key findings from Rural Healthy People 2010 and Rural Healthy People 2020, studying the top 10 rural health priorities for the previous two decades. Presents early findings from the Rural Healthy People 2030 survey and discusses what comes next. Features statistics on mortality rates from diabetes, heart disease, suicide, and cancer, with breakdowns by 6 levels of population density.
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Author(s): Timothy Callaghan, Alva O. Ferdinand, Morgan Kassabian Date: 08/2021 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Research Gateway view details
New Mexico State-Tribal Collaboration Act Agency Report 2021
Summarizes collaboration between New Mexico state agencies and tribal nations in New Mexico regarding current public health priorities, including COVID-19, substance use disorder, and healthy food access. Identifies resources available for American Indians from each New Mexico department and activities and funding for the fiscal year 2019, covering community health workers, cancer, diabetes, suicide prevention, and more.
Date: 08/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: New Mexico Department of Health view details
Diabetes-Related Inpatient Stays, 2018
Brief examining nonmaternal inpatient stays related to type 1 and type 2 diabetes based on 2018 National Inpatient Sample (NIS) data. Presents distribution of inpatient stays by age, gender, insurance status, income, race and ethnicity, and metro and rural location.
Author(s): Kathryn R. Fingar, Lawrence D. Reid Date: 07/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project view details