Child Poverty Heavily Concentrated in Rural Mississippi, Even More So Than Before the Great Recession
Explores child poverty in rural areas, especially in the South and Southwest in counties with high concentrations of Native Americans and along the Mississippi Delta. Includes statistics comparing rates in 2007 and 2016, with breakdowns by metro and nonmetro areas and by geographic area, and county-level maps showing high child poverty rates and persistent rural child poverty rates.
Author(s): Tracey Farrigan Citation: Amber Waves Date: 07/2018 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service view details
Persistent Rural Child Poverty is Also Concentrated in the South
Map showing which rural counties have high and persistent child poverty, high but not persistent child poverty, persistent but not high child poverty, and those that do not have high or persistent child poverty.
Date: 06/2018 Type: Map/Mapping System Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service view details
Dietary Patterns Among Overweight and Obese African-American Women Living in the Rural South
Analyzes nut consumption and other dietary behaviors of
overweight or obese African-American women residing in
rural Alabama and Mississippi. Aims to inform future
nutrition education strategies for individuals at high risk
of obesity-related chronic conditions by investigating the
relationship between eating nuts and consuming other
Author(s): Samara Sterling, Suzanne Judd, Brenda Bertrand, et al. Citation: Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, 5(1), 141-150 Date: 02/2018 Type: Document view details