Rural Health Resources by Topic: People with disabilities
Linking Local-Level Chronic Disease and Social Vulnerability Measures to Inform Planning Efforts: A COPD Example
Examines chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and its relationship to community vulnerability. Utilizes multiple data sources to analyze the relationship between chronic disease and social vulnerability at the county and census-tract level, with a focus on socioeconomic factors, household composition and disability, minority status and language, and housing type and transportation. Includes U.S. maps showing prevalence of COPD and social vulnerability.
Author(s): Susan A. Carlson, Kathleen B. Watson, Sarah Rockhill, et al. Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 20 Date: 08/2023 Type: Document view details
Differences in Residential Stability by Rural/Urban Location and Socio-Demographic Characteristics
Policy brief identifying rural/urban differences in regional, socio-demographic, and health characteristics associated with living in the same home for more than 20 years. Features demographics and statistics on length of time living in home and health or disability status of residents, with breakdowns by urban or rural location.
Author(s): Carrie Henning-Smith, Mariana Tuttle, Alexis Swendener, Megan Lahr, Hawking Yam Date: 08/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center view details
The Appalachian Region: A Data Overview from the 2017-2021 American Community Survey Chartbook
State- and county-level information on population, age, race and ethnicity, housing occupancy, education, labor force, employment, income, health insurance coverage, disability, and veteran status, for the 13 Appalachian states. Features statistics with breakdowns by 5 levels of population density. Includes data explorer options for Appalachian categories such as population and age, education, income and poverty, computer and broadband access, rural Appalachia versus rural America, and employment and commuting.
Author(s): Kelvin Pollard, Sara Srygley, Linda A. Jacobsen Date: 06/2023 Type: Website Sponsoring organizations: Appalachian Regional Commission, Population Reference Bureau view details
The Impacts of Extreme Weather Events on People with Disabilities
A report detailing the impact of extreme weather on people with disabilities in the areas of healthcare, housing, employment, education, and emergency management. Discusses concerns and recommendations for both rural and tribal residents throughout.
Date: 05/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Council on Disability view details
County-Level Geographic Disparities in Disabilities Among US Adults, 2018
Provides county-level estimates of 6 types of disability including hearing, vision, cognition, mobility, self-care, and independent living. Utilizes geocoded 2018 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data, Census 2018 county-level population estimates, and American Community Survey 2014-2018 poverty estimates to provide U.S. county-level maps showing percentage of disability and cluster patterns.
Author(s): Hua Lu, Yan Wang, Yong Liu, et al. Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 20 Date: 05/2023 Type: Document view details