Strategies to Support Healthy Relationships for American Indian and Alaska Native Fathers
Provides strategies that can be utilized by American Indian and Alaskan Native (AI/AN) fathers to develop strong coparenting and familial relationships that are based on AI/AN cultural values. Discusses benefits of supporting the fatherhood role, such as increased health and emotional benefits and a decrease in substance abuse and domestic violence in AI/AN communities. Includes strategies based on interviews with experts and fathers, a scan of available research, and an awareness of the historical trauma present in AI/AN communities.
Author(s): April Wilson, Isabel Griffith, Deana Around Him, et al. Date: 04/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Administration for Children and Families, Child Trends view details
Disparities in COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage Between Urban and Rural Counties — United States, December 14, 2020–January 31, 2022
Examines COVID-19 vaccination disparities between urban and rural people 5 years of age and older. Discusses factors that may have contributed to vaccination disparities, including healthcare access, views about COVID-19 specifically, and vaccine hesitancy more generally. Provides data based on a 6-level urban-rural classification and a 2-level urban-rural classification, with vaccination coverage by sex, age group, and state. Also includes data on vaccine series completion and receipt of a booster or additional dose.
Author(s): Ryan Saelee, Elizabeth Zell, Bhavini Patel Murthy, et al. Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 71(9), 335-340 Date: 03/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention view details
Changes in Suicide Rates — United States, 2019 and 2020
Reports counts and age-adjusted suicide rates during 2019 and 2020 for different populations. Includes data for metropolitan, micropolitan, and noncore areas overall and by sex.
Author(s): Daniel C. Ehlman, Ellen Yard, Deborah M. Stone, et al. Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 71(8), 306-312 Date: 02/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention view details