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Resources by Topic: Mortality

Oregon Rural And Frontier Health Facility Listening Tour, 2017
Reports on common issues, themes, and challenges found on the Oregon Office of Rural Health's 2017 rural and frontier health facility listening tour. Includes a focus on the behavioral health system and provides county-level statistics on key indicators, such as mortality, healthcare utilization, unemployment, substance abuse, and more.
Date: 2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oregon Office of Rural Health
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Social Determinants of Health in the United States: Addressing Major Health Inequality Trends for the Nation, 1935-2016
Results of a study analyzing key health inequality trends in areas including maternal and child health, HIV/AIDS, mental and behavioral health, chronic disease prevention, and health promotion. Examines social determinants and features statistics with breakdowns by race/ethnicity, education, mortality rates, poverty, unemployment, housing, rural or urban location, and geographic area.
Author(s): Gopal K. Singh, Gem P. Daus, Michelle Allender, Christine T. Ramey, Elijah K. Martin, et al.
Citation: International Journal of MCH and AIDS, 6(2), 139-164
Date: 2017
Type: Document
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Palau--WHO Country Cooperation Strategy, 2018-2022
Identifies health and development challenges and priorities, and establishes strategic direction and approaches to facing challenges and achieving national goals, in cooperation with the World Health Organization. Features statistics for health indicators including rates of maternal and adult mortality, suicide, immunization, smoking, and access to drinking water and sanitation facilities.
Date: 2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: World Health Organization Western Pacific Regional Office
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Federated States of Micronesia--WHO Country Cooperation Strategy, 2018-2022
Identifies health and development challenges and priorities, and establishes strategic direction and approaches to facing challenges and achieving national goals, in cooperation with the World Health Organization. Features statistics for health indicators including rates of maternal and adult mortality, suicide, immunization, smoking, and access to drinking water and sanitation facilities.
Date: 2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: World Health Organization Western Pacific Regional Office
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Marshall Islands--WHO Country Cooperation Strategy, 2018-2022
Identifies health and development challenges and priorities, and establishes strategic direction and approaches to facing challenges and achieving national goals, in cooperation with the World Health Organization. Features statistics for health indicators including rates of maternal and adult mortality, suicide, immunization, smoking, and access to drinking water and sanitation facilities.
Date: 2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: World Health Organization Western Pacific Regional Office
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American Samoa--WHO Country Cooperation Strategy, 2018-2022
Identifies health and development challenges and priorities, and establishes strategic direction and approaches to facing challenges and achieving national goals, in cooperation with the World Health Organization. Features statistics for health indicators including rates of maternal and adult mortality, suicide, immunization, smoking, and access to drinking water and sanitation facilities.
Date: 2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: World Health Organization Western Pacific Regional Office
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Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands--WHO Country Cooperation Strategy, 2018-2022
Identifies health and development challenges and priorities, and establishes strategic direction and approaches to facing challenges and achieving national goals, in cooperation with the World Health Organization. Features statistics for health indicators including rates of maternal and adult mortality, suicide, immunization, smoking, and access to drinking water and sanitation facilities.
Date: 2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: World Health Organization Western Pacific Regional Office
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Guam--WHO Country Cooperation Strategy, 2018-2022
Describes strategic priorities for public health and development, and includes statistics on life expectancy, mortality rates, immunization rates, and tobacco use.
Date: 2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: World Health Organization Western Pacific Regional Office
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Rural Risk: Geographic Disparities in Trauma Mortality
Examines injury mortality between rural and urban residents with traumatic injuries using data from the 2009 to 2010 Nationwide Emergency Department Sample study. Includes rural and urban statistics by age group, mortality, trauma designation, census region, and other variables.
Author(s): Molly P. Jarman, Renan C. Castillo, Anthony R. Carlini, Lisa M. Kodadek, Adil H. Haider
Citation: Surgery, 160(6), 1551-1559
Date: 12/2016
Type: Document
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Impact of Early Do-Not-Attempt-Resuscitation Orders on Procedures and Outcomes of Severe Sepsis
Examines the impact of early Do-Not-Attempt-Resuscitation (DNAR) orders on in-hospital mortality and interventional procedures among severe sepsis hospitalizations. Determines patient characteristics among the sepsis DNAR population that affect outcomes. Includes statistics of severe sepsis visits with and without early DNAR orders by age group, race/ethnicity, primary payer, urban and rural hospital locations, and other clinical indicators.
Author(s): Neza N. Sarkari, Sarah M. Perman, Adit A. Ginde
Citation: Journal of Critical Care, 36, 134-139
Date: 12/2016
Type: Document
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