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Resources by Topic: Men

Evidence Brief: Prevalence of Intimate Partner Violence/Sexual Assault Among Veterans
Report details a study on the prevalence of intimate partner violence and sexual assault experienced by veterans. Breaks down data by type of abuse suffered, gender, and rurality, among other measures.
Additional links: Supplemental Materials
Author(s): Nicholas J. Parr, Sarah Young, Rachel Ward, Katherine Mackey
Date: 12/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
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Incidence of Screening-Detectable Cancers among Non-Hispanic American Indian and Alaska Native Populations 2014–2018 (Purchased/Referred Care Delivery Areas)
Data brief examining the incidence of screening-detectable cancers, including colorectal, lung, female breast, and cervical, among the non-Hispanic American Indian and Alaska Native population as a whole and by sex from 2014 to 2018. Includes a regional analysis of incidence rates for screening-detectable cancers.
Date: 11/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Sociodemographic and Geographic Disparities of Prostate Cancer Treatment Delay in Tennessee: A Population-Based Study
Examines 2005-2015 Tennessee Cancer Registry data of adults with prostate cancer to determine the relationship between population characteristics and prostate cancer treatment delay. Discusses geographic residence, insurance status, and social determinants of health (SDOH) such as race, marital status, and others. An urban versus rural breakdown is included.
Author(s): Francisco A. Montiel Ishino, Emmanuel A. Odame, Kevin Villalobos
Citation: American Journal of Men's Health, 15(6)
Date: 11/2021
Type: Document
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QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Death Rates from Heart Disease Among Adults Aged 45–64 Years, by Urbanization Level and Sex — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2019
Bar chart showing death rates from heart disease for adults age 45-64 in urban areas, rural areas, and total for both sexes, for women, and for men.
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 70(46), 1621
Date: 11/2021
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Death Rates for Cancer, by Urban-Rural Status and Sex — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 1999–2019
Line chart showing urban and rural cancer death rates for men and women from 1999 through 2019.
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 70(37), 1312
Date: 09/2021
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Incidence of Late Stage Female Breast, Cervical, and Colorectal Cancer in Montana
Report highlights rates of cervical, colorectal, and female breast cancer in Montana. Details rates of colorectal cancer in men and women, rates of colorectal cancer, and rates of cancer screening. Includes breakdowns of data by public health region.
Date: 05/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services
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QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Death Rates for Influenza and Pneumonia, by Urbanization Level and Sex — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2019
Bar chart showing influenza and pneumonia death rates for urban and rural counties overall, for males, and for females.
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 70(12), 456
Date: 03/2021
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Papás Activos: Associations between Physical Activity, Sedentary Behavior and Personal Networks among Fathers Living in Texas Colonias
Study of physical activity, sedentary behavior, and social networks for Latino fathers living in rural Texas colonia communities on the U.S.-Mexico border. Presents data from 48 families using a community-based promotora research model, addressing physical activity effectiveness, social relationships, and physical activity measurements using accelerometers.
Author(s): Tyler Prochnow, M. Renee Umstattd Meyer, Megan S. Patterson, et al.
Citation: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(24), 9243
Date: 12/2020
Type: Document
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Perceived Importance of Physical Activity and Walkable Neighborhoods Among US Adults, 2017
Uses nationally representative data to assess adults' self-reported importance of getting regular physical activity and residing in walkable neighborhoods. Includes data breakdowns by sex, age, race/ethnicity, census region, nonmetropolitan/metropolitan status, and more.
Author(s): Susan A. Carlson, Emily N. Ussery, Kathleen B. Watson, Kelly A. Cornett, Janet E. Fulton
Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 17
Date: 12/2020
Type: Document
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Urban-Rural Differences in Visits to Office-based Physicians by Adults With Hypertension: United States, 2014–2016
Examines urban-rural differences in office-based physician visits made by adults 18 and older with hypertension. Provides data by age group, by sex, and by race/ethnicity for non-Hispanic White, non-Hispanic Black, and Hispanic populations.
Additional links: Questions for the Lead Author, NCHStats blog
Author(s): Danielle Davis, Pinyao Rui
Date: 11/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Center for Health Statistics
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