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Resources by Topic: Tobacco use

Substance Use Among American Indian Youths on Reservations Compared With a National Sample of US Adolescents
Results of a study exploring substance use rates in 570 students in 8th, 10th, and 12th grades in 31 schools during the 2016-2017 school year. Features statistics comparing reservation-based American Indian youth with U.S. students in general, with breakdowns by type of substance use and previous 30-day prevalence of alcohol and drug use.
Author(s): Randall C. Swaim, Linda R. Stanley
Citation: JAMA Network Open 1(1)
Date: 05/2018
Type: Document
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Oklahoma Partners Collaborate with Tribes on Tobacco Cessation
Discusses a collaboration between the Oklahoma Health Systems Initiative (HSI) and tribal nations to curb tobacco use in tribal communities. Details the entities working together under the HSI and the initiative's various interventions in tribal communities throughout the state.
Date: 05/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
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America’s Health Rankings Senior Report 2018
Provides a national and state-by-state overview of population health for older adults across 34 measures, as well as two supplemental measures new in 2018: suicide rate and risk of social isolation. Includes a special focus on persistent health disparities and challenges facing rural seniors.
Additional links: Executive Summary
Date: 05/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: United Health Foundation
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The State of Health in New Mexico 2018
Describes the health status for the population of New Mexico in rural and urban areas. Provides statistics on multiple health indicators, such as socioeconomic status, maternal and child health, chronic disease, substance use, injury, among others.
Date: 2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: New Mexico Department of Health
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Prevalence and Disparities in Tobacco Product Use Among American Indians/Alaska Natives — United States, 2010-2015
Examines the use of five types of tobacco - cigarettes, cigars, roll-your-own tobacco, pipes, and smokeless tobacco - among American Indian/Alaska Natives (AI/ANs) compared to non-AI/ANs, with data by sex, age, education level, poverty level, and other factors.
Author(s): Satomi Odani, Brian S. Armour, Corinne M. Graffunder, Bridgette E. Garrett, Israel T. Agaku
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 66(50), 1374-1378
Date: 12/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Tobacco Use and Health Insurance Literacy Among Vulnerable Populations: Implications for Health Reform
Results of a study examining health insurance literacy among tobacco users, with data collected from 631 lower-income, predominantly minority residents of rural Virginia. Features statistics on insurance choice and cost, age, race, education, and tobacco use.
Author(s): Robert T. Braun, Yaniv Hanoch, Andrew J. Barnes
Citation: BMC Health Services Research, 17, 729
Date: 11/2017
Type: Document
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High Tobacco Use Prevalence with Significant Regional and Sex Differences in Smokeless Tobacco Use among Western Alaska Native People: The WATCH Study
Describes tobacco use patterns for Alaska Natives in two western regions of Alaska to inform tobacco cessation efforts and to reduce the prevalence of tobacco use. Includes baseline characteristics and tobacco use statistics for Alaska Native adults.
Author(s): Kathryn R. Koller, Christie A. Flanagan, Gretchen E. Day, et al.
Citation: International Journal of Circumpolar Health, 76(1)
Date: 11/2017
Type: Document
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Racial/Ethnic Health Disparities Among Rural Adults — United States, 2012-2015
Reports on racial/ethnic health disparities among rural residents. Includes data by race/ethnicity for health-related quality of life, healthcare access and use, chronic health conditions, and health-related behaviors. Based on data from the 2012–2015 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System.
Author(s): Cara V. James, Ramal Moonesinghe, Shondelle M. Wilson-Frederick, et al.
Citation: MMWR Surveillance Summaries, 66(23), 1-9
Date: 11/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Rural Youth Fight for Tobacco-Free Communities
Highlights teen-led programs to prevent tobacco use in rural Kentucky, Vermont, and Montana. Discusses the impact youth can have on local and state policy related to tobacco, and well as the effectiveness youth have in reaching their peers on this issue.
Author(s): Allee Mead
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 11/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Abstinence Reinforcement Therapy (ART) for Rural Veterans: Methodology for an mHealth Smoking Cessation Intervention
Determines the effectiveness of Abstinence Reinforcement Therapy (ART), a smoking cessation intervention, among rural veterans. ART combines evidenced-based cognitive-behavioral telephone counseling (TC), a telemedicine clinic for access to nicotine replacement (NRT), and mobile contingency management (mCM) compared to TC and NRT alone.
Author(s): Sarah M. Wilson, Lauren P. Hair, Jeffery S. Hertzberg, et al.
Citation: Contemporary Clinical Trials, 50, 157-165
Date: 09/2017
Type: Document
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