Diabetes & Hypertension among Rural Hispanics: Disparities in Diagnostics and Disease Management
Reports findings from a project that examined the association of Hispanic ethnicity and rural residence on diagnosis of diabetes and hypertension, poor medical control among those known to have these conditions, and likelihood of having undiagnosed diabetes or hypertension.
Author(s): Arch G. Mainous III, Richelle Koopman, Mark E. Geesey Date: 08/2004 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural and Minority Health Research Center (formerly the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center) view details
Rural Healthy People 2010
A three-volume publication that focuses on the top rural health concerns and objectives associated with the Healthy People 2010 focus areas. Volume 1 contains brief overviews of the top ten rural health priority areas, as well as associated models for practice. Volume 2 contains in-depth literature reviews for each of the top rural health priority areas. Volume 3 addresses additional focus areas, with overviews, literature reviews, and accompanying models for practice.
Date: 2003 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Southwest Rural Health Research Center view details
Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease in Rural African Americans
Reports findings from a study of rural and urban African American adults focused on diagnosis of diabetes and cardiovascular disease and indicators of good medical control for those with diabetes, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease.
Author(s): Arch G. Mainous III, Dana E. King, David R. Garr, William S. Pearson Date: 2003 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural and Minority Health Research Center (formerly the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center) view details
Diabetes and the Rural Safety Net
Investigates the extent to which the rural safety net is able to meet the needs of people with diabetes. Includes case studies of four uninsured or underinsured rural New England residents with diabetes.
Author(s): David Hartley, Erika Ziller, Caroline Macdonald Date: 01/2002 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Maine Rural Health Research Center view details
Race and Place: Urban-Rural Differences in Health for Racial and Ethnic Minorities
Investigates urban-rural disparities for racial and ethnic minorities in six health areas: infant mortality, cancer screening and management, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, HIV infection, and child and adult immunizations. Provides data for the years 1991-1995.
Author(s): Rebecca T. Slifkin, Laurie J. Goldsmith, Thomas C. Ricketts, Date: 03/2000 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: North Carolina Rural Health Research Program view details