Physical Activity Among Rural Men: Barriers and Preferences
Examines the perceptions of physical activity interventions among rural men. Analyzes survey data from 447 participants according to barriers and interest related to physical activity and preferred intervention techniques, with results broken down by demographics and geographic region.
Author(s): Jacob Gallagher, Emine O. Bayman, Lisa A. Cadmus-Bertram, et al. Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 20 Date: 10/2023 Type: Document view details
Telehealth Use and Perceptions among Prostate Cancer Survivors
Examines the perceptions of telehealth among prostate cancer survivors and considers its perceived usefulness during the COVID-19 pandemic. Analyzes survey data from 487 prostate cancer survivors according to age, race, education, income, rural-urban residence, and time of survey.
Author(s): Luke W. Chen, Deborah S. Usinger, Aaron J. Katz Citation: Cancer Medicine, 12(16), 17308-17312 Date: 08/2023 Type: Document view details
Family Strengthening Research: 2022 Report
Provides an overview of the Division of Family Strengthening's (DFS) major research investments through 2022. Reports on DFS focus areas: strengthening and supporting relationships, fatherhood, children, and families; reducing teen pregnancy and supporting positive youth development; and
preventing family violence. Includes discussions on programs and issues specific to tribal and rural communities.
Date: 06/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services view details
Rural Disparities in the Quality of Clinical Care Are Notable and Larger for Males
Explores the differences in healthcare quality among male and female Medicare Advantage beneficiaries in rural and urban areas. Breaks down data by gender, treatment received, treatment outcomes, and rural versus urban location, among other measures.
Author(s): Sarah MacCarthy, Marc N. Elliott, Steven C. Martino, et al. Citation: Journal of Rural Health, 39(3), 636-642 Date: 06/2023 Type: Document view details
A Population-Based Assessment of Metastatic Hepatoblastoma in Texas Reveals Ethnic Disparities
Presents the results of a population-based study to advance knowledge of the epidemiology of hepatoblastoma, a common liver disease in children particularly Latino children, and to identify the high-risk factors of the disease to improve health outcomes. Study evaluated population data based on sex, race or ethnicity, age, urban-rural status, and residence in the Texas-Mexico border region.
Author(s): Andres F. Espinoza, Michael E. Scheurer, Tiffany M. Chambers, Sanjeev A. Vasudevan, Philip J. Lupo Citation: Frontiers in Public Health, 11 Date: 02/2023 Type: Document view details
COVID-19 Death Rates in Urban and Rural Areas: United States, 2020
Examines COVID-19 death rates for rural and urban areas in 2020, with data by six levels of urbanicity. Includes overall death rates as well as rates by sex for all age groups, for those under age 65, and for those 65 and older.
Author(s): Sally C. Curtin, Melonie Heron Date: 10/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Center for Health Statistics view details