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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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Joint Effect of Race/Ethnicity or Location of Residence and Sex on Low Density Lipoprotein-Cholesterol among Veterans with Type 2 Diabetes: A 10-year Retrospective Cohort Study
Details a study exploring the intersection of race/ethnicity, gender, and rurality in the effective management of cardiovascular disease by veterans with type 2 diabetes. Highlights the importance and difficulty of managing low-density lipoproteins (LDL) for patients with both cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. Breaks down data by race, sex, and rural versus urban location.
Author(s): Erin R. Weeda, Kinfe G. Bishu, Ralph Ward, et al.
Citation: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders, 20, 449
Date: 10/2020
Type: Document
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Rates of Alcohol-induced Deaths Among Adults Aged 25 and Over in Urban and Rural Areas: United States, 2000–2018
Examines trends in alcohol-induced deaths among adults aged 25 and over. Includes data by sex for urban and rural residents from 2000 through 2018, with information for metropolitan, micropolitan, and non-core areas.
Author(s): Merianne Rose Spencer, Sally C. Curtin, Holly Hedegaard
Date: 10/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Center for Health Statistics
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Suicide in Wisconsin: Impact and Response
Discusses suicide in Wisconsin, including data, risk factors, and the statewide prevention plan. Provides data on suicide trends from 2000-2017; suicide rates by sex, age, sexual orientation, and other demographics; methods of suicide; and more. Compares rural and urban counties on rates of suicide and hospitalization with self-harm injuries.
Date: 09/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
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Cancers Associated with Human Papillomavirus in American Indian and Alaska Native Populations — United States, 2013–2017
Examines cancers associated with the human papillomavirus (HPV) among American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations. Includes data by sex, cancer type, and region. Also includes data by cancer type for AI/AN compared to non-Hispanic White populations.
Author(s): Stephanie C. Melkonian, S. Jane Henley, Virginia Senkomago, et al.
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 69(37), 1283-1287
Date: 09/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Spatial Patterns in Prostate Cancer-Specific Mortality in Pennsylvania Using Pennsylvania Cancer Registry Data, 2004–2014
Analyzes data from the Pennsylvania Cancer Registry between 2004 and 2014 to examine the mortality risk of prostate cancer for men aged 40 or older living in rural and urban Appalachian areas in Pennsylvania.
Author(s): Ming Wang, Emily Wasserman, Nathaniel Geyer, et al.
Citation: BMC Cancer, 20, 394
Date: 05/2020
Type: Document
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Increase in Suicide Mortality in the United States, 1999–2018
Reports on changes in suicide rates in the U.S. from 1999 through 2018. Includes 2018 age-adjusted suicide rates for men and women by county of residence for urban and rural counties.
Author(s): Holly Hedegaard, Sally C. Curtin, Margaret Warner
Date: 04/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Center for Health Statistics
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Rural-Urban Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Survival and Risk among Men in Utah: A Statewide Population-Based Study
Assesses rural-urban disparities in potential risk factors for colorectal cancer (CRC) survival for males in a statewide Utah study. Discusses Risk factors for CRC survival such as diagnosis at older ages, overweight, and smoking. Includes demographic breakdowns according to race, ethnicity, age, and educational level, among others.
Author(s): Charles R. Rogers, Brenna E. Blackburn, Matthew Huntington, et al.
Citation: Cancer Causes Control, 31(3), 241-253
Date: 03/2020
Type: Document
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Cancer in Michigan 2020
Provides an overview of Michigan's cancer burden with data showing cancer rates by race, gender, and type of cancer, as well as mortality rates and cancer incidence by county. Includes rural versus urban comparisons of health behaviors such as smoking, drinking, and cancer screenings.
Date: 2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
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