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Resources by Topic: Men

Online Screening Helps Michigan Men Gauge Mental Health
Features the Healthy Men Michigan campaign, which uses an anonymous online survey to evaluate the risk of depression and suicide among men in the state. Focuses on working-age Michigan men and on reaching those in male-dominated industries, using mental health messaging targeted to this audience.
Author(s): Jenn Lukens
Location: Rural Monitor
Date: 06/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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A Qualitative Study of Factors Related to Cardiometabolic Risk in Rural Men
A study of men in the western United States and their knowledge of risk factors for higher rates of cardiometabolic disorders. Includes a discussion of individual, social, and community influences on healthy behaviors as well as data and statistics such as demographics, physical activity level, and tobacco use.
Author(s): Emily H. Morgan, Meredith L. Graham, Sara C. Folta, Rebecca A. Seguin
Location: BMC Public Health, 16, 305
Date: 04/2016
Type: Document
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Disclosure of Sexual Orientation and Uptake of HIV Testing and Hepatitis Vaccination for Rural Men Who Have Sex With Men
Examines national survey data of rural men who have sex with men to determine whether disclosing their sexual identity to healthcare providers was associated with an increase in HIV testing and hepatitis vaccinations.
Author(s): Nicholas Metheny, Rob Stephenson
Location: Annals of Family Medicine, 14(2), 155-158
Date: 03/2016
Type: Document
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Associations of Poor Housing with Mental Health Among North Carolina Latino Migrant Farmworkers
Presents a study on the mental health of Latino farmworkers living in grower-owned camps in eastern North Carolina. Analyzes data based on levels of depression, anxiety, and alcohol misuse, as well as by participant and housing characteristics.
Author(s): Dana C. Mora, Sara A. Quandt, Haiying Chen, Thomas A. Arcury
Location: Journal of Agromedicine, 21(4), 327-334
Date: 2016
Type: Document
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Screening for Adverse Childhood Experiences in a Family Medicine Setting: A Feasibility Study
Reports on a study set in 3 rural clinical sites exploring the feasibility of using the Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) screening model for adults during routine office visits. ACEs are generally accepted as predictors in adult health outcomes.
Author(s): Patricia T. Glowa, Ardis L. Olson, Deborah J. Johnson
Location: Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, 29(3), 303-307
Date: 2016
Type: Document
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Reducing Concurrent Sexual Partnerships among Blacks in the Rural Southeastern United States: Development of Narrative Messages for a Radio Campaign
Describes the development of gender specific narratives to be used in radio messages to raise awareness and decrease HIV infection transmission in heterosexual, concurrent sexual partnerships among African Americans aged 18-34 in rural southeastern U.s.
Author(s): Joan R. Cates, Diane B. Francis, Catalina Ramirez, et al.
Location: Journal of Community Health, 20(11), 1264-1274
Date: 11/2015
Type: Document
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The Health of Male Agricultural Workers
Provides an overview of the health characteristics of male agricultural workers including occupational health, chronic disease, mental health, and other health related risk factors.
Date: 02/2015
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Center for Farmworker Health
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Pesticide Exposure and Depression Among Male Private Pesticide Applicators in the Agricultural Health Study
An analysis of pesticide exposure data among male pesticide applicators and its association with depression.
Author(s): John D. Beard, David M. Umbach, Jane A. Hoppin, et al.
Location: Environmental Health Perspectives, 122(9), 984–991
Date: 09/2014
Type: Document
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Immigrant Sexual Minority Latino Men in Rural North Carolina: An Exploration of Social Context, Social Behaviors, and Sexual Outcomes
Describes key social variables for rural immigrant sexual minority Latino men and examines associations with consistent condom use, number of sex partners, and sexual compulsivity. Includes social behavior and contextual variables, such as language use, ethnicity of close friends, internet and email habits, among others.
Author(s): Paul A. Gilbert, Scott D. Rhodes
Location: Journal of Homosexuality, 61(8), 1131-1151
Date: 08/2014
Type: Document
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Predictors of Heavy Episodic Drinking and Weekly Drunkenness among Immigrant Latinos in North Carolina
Analyzes the elements linked with excessive drinking among the rural immigrant Latino male population in North Carolina.
Author(s): J. Daniel-Ulloa, B.A. Reboussin, P.A. Gilbert, et al.
Location: American Journal of Men's Health, 8(4), 339-348
Date: 07/2014
Type: Document
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