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
Vaccinating Rural America: Q&A with Dr. Amanda Cohn
An interview with Amanda Cohn, MD, Chief Medical Officer on the COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force. Discusses CDC resources, funding, and other support to help organizations increase vaccination rates in underserved communities such as rural, tribal, and communities of color.
Author(s): Allee Mead Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 05/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Minority Health and Health Disparities Strategic Plan 2021–2025
Planning document presenting goals to address health
disparities through scientific research, activities that
sustain research, and outreach efforts. Describes health
disparity populations, including racial and ethnic
minority, rural, less privileged socioeconomic status
(SES), and sexual and gender minorities (SGM) populations.
Outlines plans to implement research projects and
activities, and discusses Leap Forward priority areas that
will advance research methods in minority health and health
Date: 03/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), National Institutes of Health view details
COVID-19 and Rural Communities: Protecting Rural Lives and Health
Report examining the impact of COVID-19 in rural America, presenting data on case rates and mortality, prevalence in diverse rural communities, and health conditions contributing to severe cases of COVID-19. Discusses issues of socioeconomic vulnerability, healthcare access, and public health compliance. Offers actions to address disparities, including increasing access, supporting livelihoods, and considering social determinants of health in healthcare planning.
Author(s): Jesse Bradford, Erica Coe, Kana Enomoto, Matt White Date: 03/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: McKinsey & Company view details
Disparities in Educational Attainment by Race, Ethnicity Persist in Rural America
Stacked bar chart comparing educational attainment in 2000 and 2019 for rural White, Black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, and Hispanic adults age 25 and older. Each bar shows the portion of the population with an educational attainment of below high school; high school, some college, or associate's degree; and bachelor's degree or higher.
Date: 02/2021 Type: Chart/Graph Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service view details