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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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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
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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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