Disparities in Years of Potential Life Lost Among Racial and Ethnic Groups in Washington State
Explores rates of premature mortality among racial and ethnic minorities in Washington State. Compares rates of potential life lost for people of non-Hispanic Black, American Indian and Alaska Native, Asian, Pacific Islander, Hispanic, and multiracial groups to the rates of the non-Hispanic White population. Highlights rurality as a factor as well.
Author(s): Solmaz Amiri, Sandte L. Stanley, Justin T. Denney, Dedra Buchwald Citation: Archives of Public Health, 80, 211 Date: 09/2022 Type: Document view details
Achieving Health Equity in US Suicides: A Narrative Review and Commentary
Discusses suicide mortality disparities by different demographics, such as age, race, veteran status, and rurality, among others. Tracks suicide rates from 1999-2019 and highlights rates by specific demographic group.
Author(s): Seth W. Perry, Jacob C. Rainey, Stephen Allison, et al. Citation: BMC Public Health, 22, 1360 Date: 07/2022 Type: Document view details
Mapping the Intersections of Poverty, Race and COVID-19
Features data from more than 3,200 counties to connect information about COVID-19 deaths to demographic characteristics including income, race, health insurance status, and more. Includes an interactive county-level mapping tool.
Date: 06/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Poor People's Campaign view details
CMS Health Equity Symposium
Recording of a CMS Office of Minority Health symposium held on April 28, 2022 discussing health equity initiatives in Medicare, Medicaid, the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and the Health Insurance Marketplaces. Mentions efforts to increase healthcare access for rural Americans.
Slide deck, Transcript
Date: 04/2022 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services view details
Health Disparities in Rural Women
Discusses the health disparities that exist for rural women
in all categories of women's health, including obstetric
and gynecologic outcomes and access to care. Covers
programs to improve healthcare services for rural women and
recommendations to reduce health disparities.
Date: 11/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists view details
The United States Is Becoming More Racially Diverse – And so Is Rural America
Analyzes initial data from the 2020 Census on race and
ethnicity in rural America. Compares changes in race and
ethnicity in rural areas between 2000 through 2020. Offers
maps of the top two most prevalent race or ethnicity groups
by county in 2020. Includes six other maps showing
county-level population data in 2010 and 2020 for the
following: White non-Hispanic, Hispanic, Black,
Native American, Asian, and multi-race populations.
Author(s): Lance George, Natasha Moodie, Keith Wiley, Elijah Asdourian, Evelyn Immonen Date: 09/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Housing Assistance Council view details
Leveraging Evidence-Based Policies to Improve Health, Control Costs, and Create Health Equity
Explores health inequities and healthcare access in marginalized populations, including racial and ethnic minority groups, sexual and gender minorities, people living in poverty and in rural communities, and people formerly incarcerated. Discusses strategies and policies to reduce inequities focused on access to healthcare, economic mobility, affordable housing, safe learning environments for young adults and children, and health-promoting excise taxes.
Date: 07/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Trust for America's Health view details