Eat Healthy, Be Active Community Workshops Implemented with Rural Hispanic Women
Describes a pilot study investigating whether delivering
Eat Healthy, Be Active (EHBA) workshops through
promotoras is a practical and culturally relevant
method for encouraging healthy lifestyle behaviors and
reducing obesity among Hispanic women in rural areas of
Washington state. Includes data and statistics, with
information on changes in nutrition label literacy, food
insecurity, health behaviors, and health status among
Author(s): Janeth I. Sanchez, Katherine J. Briant, Samantha Wu-Georges, et al. Citation: BMC Women's Health, 21(24) Date: 01/2021 Type: Document view details
Income Disparities Widen the Gap in Oral Health of California Adults
Policy brief discussing associations between social determinants of health (SDOH) and oral health in California adults using data from the 2017 and 2018 California Health Interview Surveys (CHIS). Describes barriers related to oral health education, literacy, access to care, and oral health screening for low-income populations. Related infographic offers a map of oral health differences by region, noting disparities in rural California counties and data on income and racial/ethnic population characteristics.
Author(s): Nadereh Pourat, Maria Ditter Date: 11/2020 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: UCLA Center for Health Policy Research view details
America at a Glance: COVID-19 and Disability in Rural Areas
Summarizes results of a survey conducted between April-May 2020 exploring rural and urban differences in COVID-19 health risks, adherence to public health recommendations, and trust in different information sources among individuals with disabilities. Includes recommendations for how to better communicate health information to at-risk populations.
Date: 07/2020 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Research and Training Center on Disability in Rural Communities view details
Rural Libraries Help Communities Access Health Information
Features rural libraries in South Carolina, Vermont, and Washington that support population health in their communities by providing monthly programs and teaching patrons and staff how to access reliable health information online.
Author(s): Allee Mead Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 03/2020 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Consumer Survey Focused on Parents' Experiences Accessing Oral Health Services for Their Children
Highlights oral health access barriers for children, especially those in rural and underserved areas, minorities, and those with special healthcare needs. Features statistics including socioeconomic and geographic characteristics of 1,881 survey parents or guardians, with breakdowns by urban, suburban, or rural residence.
Author(s): Simona Surdu, Margaret Langelier, Nubia Goodwin Date: 02/2020 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Center for Health Workforce Studies view details