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Rural Health
Resources by Topic: The South

Comparison of Enrollment Rates of African-American Families Into a School-Based Tobacco Prevention Trial Using Two Recruitment Strategies in Urban and Rural Settings
Describes results from using two recruitment approaches targeting rural and urban African-American elementary school families in the South for enrollment in a tobacco prevention program. The intervention used the Facilitate, Open and transparent communication, Shared benefits, Team and tailored, Educate bilaterally, and Relationships, realistic and rewards (FOSTER) approach, which is based on community-based participatory research (CBPR) principles.
Author(s): Martha S. Tingen, Jeannette O. Andrews, Janie Heath, et al.
Citation: American Journal of Health Promotion, 27(4), e91–e100
Date: 2013
Type: Document
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Qualitative Analysis of Provider Barriers and Solutions to HIV Testing for Substance Users in a Small, Largely Rural Southern State
Reports on a study, completed in Arkansas, to recognize any challenges to integrating HIV testing with substance abuse treatment for rural drug users from the perceptions of the service providers.
Author(s): Patricia B. Wright, Geoffrey M. Curran, Katharine E. Stewart, Brenda M. Booth
Citation: Journal of Rural Health, 29(4), 2013
Date: 2013
Type: Document
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Health Risk Behaviors in Insured and Uninsured Community Health Center Patients in the Rural US South
Examines the most common risk-taking behaviors of rural patients of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and if risk-taking behaviors vary between insured and uninsured patients.
Author(s): K. Bryant Smalley, Jacob Warren, Jeffrey Klibert
Citation: Rural and Remote Health, 12(4), 2123
Date: 10/2012
Type: Document
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Smoke-Free Policies at Home, Church, and Work: Smoking Levels and Recent Quit Attempts Among a Southeastern Rural Population, 2007
Examines the effect of smoke-free policies and social support for quitting smoking in the home, at church, and at work for rural African Americans and Whites in 4 Georgia counties.
Author(s): Carla Berg, Deanne W. Swan, Michelle C. Kegler, et al.
Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 9
Date: 12/2011
Type: Document
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Social Determinants of Health Among African Americans in a Rural Community in the Deep South: An Ecological Exploration
Reports on a study that identified potential social determinants of health among African Americans in a rural community in the Deep South.
Author(s): Alison Scott, Rebecca Wilson
Citation: Rural and Remote Health, 11(1), 1634
Date: 02/2011
Type: Document
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