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Resources by Topic: Migrants

Health and Occupational Injury Experienced by Latinx Child Farmworkers in North Carolina, USA
Highlights a study on occupational injuries among Latinx child farmworkers in North Carolina. Presents children by age, gender, and migrant worker classification, among other measures.
Author(s): Thomas A. Arcury, Taylor J. Arnold, Sara A. Quandt, et al.
Citation: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(1), 248
Date: 12/2019
Type: Document
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A Roadmap for Delivering Child Care in Agricultural Communities
Workbook designed to identify challenges and assets in providing services in rural communities, and to examine how these factors play a part in accessing services. Includes resources and links for further information.
Author(s): A.K. Liebman, M.A. Salzwedel, J. Simmons, B.C. Lee
Date: 05/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Migrant Clinicians Network, National Children's Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety
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A Pilot Project to Increase Health Literacy among Youth from Seasonal Farmworker Families in Rural Eastern North Carolina: A Qualitative Exploration of Implementation and Impact
Details a project to improve health literacy among young people from seasonal farmworker families in North Carolina. Evaluates the intervention's implementation and outcomes. Presents participants by age, gender, and year in school, as well as home internet access.
Author(s): Israel M. Mendez, Mary Lisa Pories, Leah Cordova, et al.
Citation: Journal of the Medical Library Association, 107(2), 179-186
Date: 04/2019
Type: Document
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Influence of Work on Elevated Blood Pressure in Hispanic Adolescents in South Texas
Presents a study on work and blood pressure rates among Hispanic teens in the predominantly rural Hidalgo County, Texas on the U.S-Mexico border. Breaks down data on student participants based on age, race, and physical activity, among other measures.
Author(s): Eva M. Shipp, Sharon P. Cooper, Luohua Jiang, et al.
Citation: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(7), 1096
Date: 04/2019
Type: Document
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Latinx Child Farmworkers in North Carolina: Study Design and Participant Baseline Characteristics
Details a study on the health and wellness of Latinx children from ages 10 to 17 employed as agricultural workers in North Carolina. Bases conclusions on survey interviews of 202 children and presents data by year in school, years as a farm worker, and type of crops farmed, among other measures.
Author(s): Thomas A. Arcury, Taylor J. Arnold, Joanne C. Sandberg
Citation: American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 62(2), 156-167
Date: 02/2019
Type: Document
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Statistical Profiles - Primary Care Area Statistical Profiles
Provides information on demographics, healthcare facilities and services, the number of providers, hospitalization by age group, leading causes of infant mortality, and prenatal care and fertility data for Primary Care Areas in Arizona.
Date: 01/2019
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Arizona Bureau of Health Systems Development
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Salud es Vida: A Cervical Cancer Screening Intervention for Rural Latina Immigrant Women
Investigates the feasibility and effectiveness of Salud Es Vida, an educational group session led by promotoras focused on cervical cancer screening and increased cervical cancer knowledge among immigrant Hispanic/Latina women from farmworker environments. The intervention was conducted in four rural counties of Southeast Georgia and included the development of a toolkit offering a curriculum guide and class activities created in partnership with promotoras.
Author(s): John S. Luque, Yelena N. Tarasenko, Claudia Reyes-Garcia, et al.
Citation: Journal of Cancer Education, 32(4), 690-699
Date: 12/2018
Type: Document
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Barriers Encountered by Agricultural Workers Seeking Specialty Care and Potential Solutions
Discusses challenges providing access to specialty care for farmworkers and their families. Examines opportunities for using promotores and telehealth to expand specialty care access and provides recommendations for health centers.
Date: 12/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Farmworker Justice Fund, Inc.
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Engaging People Who Are Hard to Reach
Discusses the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute's (PCORI) efforts in engaging rural communities in healthcare research. Presents methods for reaching migrant and seasonal farmworker populations, as well as other predominately rural groups.
Author(s): Clover Ulrich, Yasmeen Long, Ivey Wohlfeld, Lia Hotchkiss
Date: 08/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
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Mold and Asthma: A Look at Co-Occurrence in Two Rural Communities in California
Reports on a study of mold and asthma prevalence in two rural, primarily low-income, migrant farmworker communities. Covers housing type, income, occupation, gender, the percent of children and adults with asthma, and mold types and amounts. Compares results to national averages.
Author(s): Ryan Sinclair, Charity Russell, Genevieve Kray, Stephen Vesper, Gail Wadsworth
Date: 05/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: California Institute for Rural Studies
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