Rural Health Resources by Topic: Racial and ethnic groups
Recent Trends in Mental Health and Substance Use Concerns Among Adolescents
Report highlights the state of adolescent mental health and substance use across the country. Breaks down rates of suicides, drug use, drug-related deaths, and other behavioral health issues by race, sex, and sexual orientation, as well as by rurality.
Author(s): Nirmita Panchal, Robin Rudowitz, Cynthia Cox Date: 06/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Kaiser Family Foundation view details
Back to Basics: Transportation Safety in Traditionally Underserved and Vulnerable Communities
A webinar recording that examines transportation safety and mobility in rural and tribal communities. Discusses transportation equity and strategies for addressing mobility issues in vulnerable communities.
Date: 06/2022 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organizations: Conference of Minority Transportation Officials, Indian Health Service, National Center for Rural Road Safety, National Safety Council, Road to Zero Coalition view details
How Equitable is Access to COVID-19 Treatments?
Examines the availability of oral antiviral COVID-19 treatments that can be administered at home. Analyzes data by county and certain county characteristics, including metro vs. non-metro status, poverty rate, and race.
Author(s): Latoya Hill, Samantha Artiga, Anna Rouw, Jennifer Kates Date: 06/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Kaiser Family Foundation view details
2022 Legislative and Policy Agenda for Indian Health
Provides policy recommendations from the National Indian Health Board regarding tribal health issues. Addresses health equity, behavioral health, emergency preparedness and response, tribal healthcare workforce, access to quality healthcare, and more.
Date: 06/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Indian Health Board view details
Native American Agriculture and Food Systems: Challenges and Opportunities Presented by the COVID-19 Pandemic
Examines impacts of COVID-19 on Native American food systems. Analyzes 401 survey responses from Intertribal Agriculture Council (IAC) members, such as food producers, tribal leaders, and grocers. Discusses food systems issues such as limited storage capacity and breakdown of shipment logistics, increased hunger and demand on social support programs, and cessation of food programs during COVID-19.
Author(s): Megan Mucioki, Elizabeth Hoover, Jennifer Sowerwine, et al. Citation: Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development Date: 06/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Intertribal Agriculture Council view details
Life Expectancy by County, Race, and Ethnicity in the USA, 2000–19: A Systematic Analysis of Health Disparities
Examines county-level racial health disparities over a 20-year period by isolating geography and race/ethnicity in mortality rates. Utilizes death registration data from the U.S. National Vital Statistics System as well as population data from the U.S. National Center for Health Statistics. Includes U.S. maps that show county-level life expectancy by race/ethnicity and figures tracking state-by-state changes in life expectancy by race from 2000 to 2019. Free to download with registration.
Author(s): Laura Dwyer-Lindgren, Parkes Kendrick, Yekaterina O Kelly, et al. Citation: The Lancet Date: 06/2022 Type: Document view details
Staving Off One's Mortality: Rural Kidney Health and Its Disparities
Describes rural disparities around access to disease-stabilizing treatment for kidney disease and to renal replacement therapies. Features insights from providers serving rural patients, as well as a rural kidney transplant recipient sharing her experience.
Author(s): Kay Miller Temple Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 06/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
The Racial and Ethnic Diversity of the Family Physician Workforce in Non-Metropolitan and Metropolitan Counties
Policy brief exploring distribution of family physicians (FPs) in rural areas by race/ethnicity and whether rural minority physicians were more likely to work in underserved rural areas. Features statistics on characteristics of early career FPs practicing outpatient care from 2017-2019, with breakdowns by metropolitan, micropolitan, and non-core non-metropolitan location, and race of FPs practicing in persistent poverty or primary care Health Professional Shortage Areas, by stage in career.
Author(s): Lars E. Peterson, Zachary J. Morgan Date: 06/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural and Underserved Health Research Center view details