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Resources by Topic: Minorities

Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2012
Presents data on income, poverty, and health insurance coverage in the United States in both rural and urban areas based on information collected in 2013 and earlier using the Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplements (CPS ASEC). Includes metropolitan and outside metropolitan comparisons.
Author(s): Carmen DeNavas-Walt, Bernadette D. Proctor, Jessica C. Smith
Date: 09/2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Becoming a Culturally Competent Health Care Organization
Describes the benefits, steps, and educational techniques of becoming a culturally competent healthcare organization.
Date: 06/2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Health Research & Educational Trust
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Working with Rural Teens: Adolescent Reproductive Health in Rural America
Presentation slides from the 2013 Teen Pregnancy Prevention Grantee Conference describing statistics, trends, and challenges of teen pregnancy in rural America. Compares rural and urban teen pregnancy data.
Author(s): Cara Finley, Alison Stewart
Date: 05/2013
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: Power to Decide
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Recruitment and Training of Racial/Ethnic Health Professionals in Rural America
Provides information and statistics on the need for recruitment and training programs targeted specifically for racial and ethnic minority health professionals in rural America. Includes policy recommendations.
Author(s): Ann Chester, Angeline Bushy, Esther Forti, Kas Kasten, Sherron McKendall.
Date: 02/2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Association
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Arizona Health Equity Stakeholder Strategies
A report from the Arizona Health Disparities Center (AHDC) to address the existence and root causes of health disparities in the state and to develop strategies to overcome them. Discusses issues in rural areas such as access, limited transportation, and the need for incentives to encourage workforce placement.
Date: 01/2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Arizona Department of Health Services
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A Practitioner's Guide for Advancing Health Equity: Community Strategies for Preventing Chronic Disease
Highlights policy, systems, and environmental improvements and interventions for public health practitioners to advance health equity through community health interventions in rural and urban settings.
Date: 2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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The Concentration of Poverty Is a Growing Rural Problem
Describes poverty concentrations in rural areas, comparing the year 2000 to a 2006-2010 year range. Lists the percentage of people of different demographics living in high-poverty counties.
Author(s): Tracey Farrigan, Timothy Parker
Citation: Amber Waves
Date: 12/2012
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Poverty in Rural America
Discusses data on rural poverty from the 2010 Census and American Community Survey (ACS). Provides poverty statistics by race/ethnicity, child poverty, and state-level poverty rates. Includes information on persistent poverty from 1990 to 2010.
Date: 06/2012
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Housing Assistance Council
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Rural Pennsylvania Minority Population
Indicates that rural Pennsylvania is becoming more racially and ethnically diverse, as the number of rural minorities increased 62 percent from 2000 to 2010. Reports on rural/urban differences for health insurance status, household income, unemployment, and more.
Date: 05/2012
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Rural Pennsylvania
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Race & Ethnicity in Rural America
Presents data from the 2010 Census and American Community Survey on race and ethnicity in rural areas and small towns.
Date: 04/2012
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Housing Assistance Council
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