TIP 56: Addressing the Specific Behavioral Health Needs of Men
Addresses specific treatment needs of adult men with substance use disorders. Reviews gender-specific research and best practices, such as common patterns of initiation of substance use among men and specific treatment issues and strategies. Includes a discussion of how these issues impact rural men.
Date: 2014 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration view details
Quality of Prostate Cancer Care Among Rural Men in the Veterans Health Administration
Analyzes the rural and urban differences in access to oncology resources and quality of care for male veterans with prostate cancer, using the Veterans Affairs Central Cancer Registry to identify the patients and the Rural Urban Commuting Area (RUCA) codes to determine patient residence.
Author(s): Ted A. Skolarus, Stephanie Chan, Jeremy B. Shelton, et al. Citation: Cancer, 119(20), 3629-3635 Date: 10/2013 Type: Document view details
What Happens After an Elevated PSA Test: The Experience of 13,591 Veterans
Details a study on the time between prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing and a biopsy-confirmed cancer diagnosis in veterans. Compares rural and urban areas.
Author(s): Steven B. Zeliadt, Richard M. Hoffman, Ruth Etzioni, Van Anh T. Ginger, Daniel W. Lin Citation: Journal of General Internal Medicine, 25(11), 1205-1210 Date: 11/2010 Type: Document view details
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 view details
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 view details
County Disability and Natural Disasters Maps
An interactive map set that shows county disability rates by sex, race, ethnicity, age group, and type of impairment. Also shows whether people with disabilities are more or less likely to live in counties with a higher risk of natural disasters. Type: Map/Mapping System Sponsoring organization: Mathematica view details