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Race-Specific Patterns of Treatment Intensification Among Hypertensive Patients Using Home Blood Pressure Monitoring: Analysis Using Defined Daily Doses in the Heart Healthy Lenoir Study
Presents the results of a cohort study to compare racial disparities in blood pressure control with a focus on identifying any racial differences in antihypertensive medication intensification (AMI). Participants in the study included 217 adult patients (57% Black and 66% women) from six rural primary care practices and who engage in home blood pressure monitoring (HBPM) and documentation.
Author(s): Doyle M. Cummings, Alyssa Adams, Jacquie Halladay, et al.
Citation: Annals of Pharmacotherapy, 53(4), 333-340
Date: 04/2019
Type: Document
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Disability in America: People with a Disability - Male (2017)
Displays disability rates among males on the county level using data from the 2013-2017 American Community Survey (ACS).
Date: 01/2019
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Research and Training Center on Disability in Rural Communities
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Exposures to the Tobacco Retail Environment among Adolescent Boys in Urban and Rural Environments
Presents a study on the exposure of rural and urban adolescents to tobacco retailers. Looks at the number of self-reported visits to tobacco stores by adolescent males in urban and Appalachian regions of Ohio.
Author(s): Montgomry L. Burgoon, Thomas Albani, Brittney Keller-Hamilton, et al.
Citation: The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 45(2), 217-226
Date: 01/2019
Type: Document
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Intimate Partner Violence Experiences Among Men Living with HIV in Rural Appalachia
Study examining the relationship between intimate partner violence (IPV) and HIV-associated clinical outcomes among men residing in rural Appalachia. Highlights associations between IPV experiences and demographic characteristics, such as age, race/ethnicity, relationship status, educational attainment, household income, and more.
Author(s): Nicole Bryan, Danielle Davidov, Taron Dick, John Bassler, Melanie Fisher
Citation: AIDS and Behavior, 23(11), 3002-3014
Date: 2019
Type: Document
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Trend Differences in Men and Women in Rural and Urban U.S. Settings
Highlights a study on differences in rates of smoking between men and women in rural and urban areas across the U.S. Details age, race, income, and several other indicators that may contribute to rates of smoking.
Author(s): A. Cepeda-Benito, N.J. Doogan, R. Redner, et al.
Citation: Preventive Medicine, 117, 69-75
Date: 12/2018
Type: Document
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High Prevalence of Non-Communicable Disease Risk Factors among Adolescents in Pohnpei, Micronesia
Reports on a study of secondary school students in Pohnpei state, Federated States of Micronesia, regarding substance use and weight. Compares factors by gender, age group, school type, and grade level. Focuses on alcohol, tobacco, and betel nut use.
Author(s): Delpihn Abraham, Haley L. Cash, A. Mark Durand, et al.
Citation: Hawai'i Journal of Medicine and Public Health, 77(11), 283-288
Date: 11/2018
Type: Document
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HIV Testing, Linkage to HIV Medical Care, and Interviews for Partner Services Among Black Men Who Have Sex with Men — Non–Health Care Facilities, 20 Southern U.S. Jurisdictions, 2016
Reports on work by 20 health departments and 24 community-based organizations (CBOs) funded by the CDC to provide HIV testing and related services to Black gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men in the South. Provides rural-urban data on the number of HIV tests provided, new HIV-positive diagnoses, linking people with HIV infection to medical care, and interviews for partner services.
Author(s): Mariette Marano, Renee Stein, Wei Song, et al.
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 67(28), 778-781
Date: 07/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Differences in Obesity Prevalence by Demographic Characteristics and Urbanization Level Among Adults in the United States, 2013-2016
Uses nationally representative data to compare rural and urban areas on obesity and severe obesity. Includes data and statistics on body mass index and obesity prevalence trends among adults from 2001-2004 and 2013-2016, with information broken down by sex and level of urbanization.
Author(s): Craig Hales, Cheryl Fryar, Margaret Carroll, et al.
Citation: JAMA, 319(23), 2419-2429
Date: 06/2018
Type: Document
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In Over Half of U.S. Counties, More Working-Age Men Than Women Are Uninsured
Compares health insurance coverage for working-age men and women in 2016 based on Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE) data. Includes data for metropolitan and nonmetropolitan counties, as well as a map showing county-level estimates of the difference in uninsured rates between men and women.
Author(s): Rachel Upton
Date: 03/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Pesticide Exposure and Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis among Licensed Male Pesticide Applicators in the Agricultural Health Study
Details a study on the correlation between exposure to pesticides by agricultural applicators and the risk of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Bases conclusions on questionnaire data from male pesticide applicators in 1993-1997.
Author(s): Armando Meyer, Dale P. Sandler, Laura E. Beane Freeman, Jonathan N. Hofmann, Christine G. Parks
Citation: Environmental Health Perspectives, 125(7)
Date: 07/2017
Type: Document
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