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Resources by Topic: Men

Male Life Expectancy by County
Printable map that shows the life expectancy of males nationwide by county. Data source: Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), 2010.
Date: 2010
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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The Influence of Rural Residence on the Use of Preventive Health Care Services
Study based on 1997 and 1999 data of the utilization of specific preventive healthcare services by rural women and men. Assesses the impact of rural residence, the availability of health care providers and technology, demographic factors, and health insurance status on the likelihood of obtaining the following preventive health care services: blood pressure screening, cholesterol screening, colon cancer screening, Pap smears, mammograms, flu shots, and pneumonia vaccinations.
Author(s): Michelle M. Casey, Kathleen Thiede Call, Jill Klingner
Date: 11/2000
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
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The Personal Nature of Agriculture: Men Seeking Help
Examines the factors that can make it difficult for men to seek help for mental health concerns, including barriers and challenges specific to farmers and ranchers. Describes what rural mental health professionals can do to be successful in helping this population.
Author(s): Randy R. Weigel
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension Service
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Males Living Longer Outside Rural
Offers a map and tables showing the change in longevity for men living in rural and exurban counties between 1999 and 2009. Specific data is presented for 50 rural and exurban counties with the greatest decrease in male longevity and for those counties with the greatest increase between 1999 and 2009.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Center for Rural Strategies
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