Health Panel Comment Letter – HHS Smoking Cessation Framework 2023
Offers comments in response to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Request for Information on the draft HHS 2023 Framework to Support and Accelerate Smoking Cessation. Discusses tobacco use in rural areas, incorporating payment strategies to incentivize clinical providers and health plans to address tobacco cessation, the importance of culturally competent interventions, and more.
Date: 07/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Policy Research Institute Rural Health Panel view details
State Differences in Recommended Components of Care Received During Postpartum Visits for Rural and Urban Residents, 2016-2019
Policy brief measuring state-level differences in receipt of recommended postpartum care components for urban and rural residents, using data from the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System. Features statistics on the median number of postpartum care components with breakdowns by state and rurality, and state-level maps with shadings showing frequency of screening for depression, smoking, abuse, and counseling for contraception, eating and exercise, and birth spacing.
Author(s): Julia D. Interrante, Phoebe Chastain, Katy Backes Kozhimannil Date: 07/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center view details
Tobacco Product Use Among Adults — United States, 2021
Examines use of combustible and noncombustible tobacco products among people aged 18 or older, using data from the 2021 National Health Interview Survey. Features statistics on the prevalence of cigarette smoking and use of other tobacco products with breakdowns including urban or rural location and the prevalence of cigarette smoking adults by race, ethnicity, and depression diagnosis history between 2019 and 2021.
Author(s): Monica E. Cornelius, Caitlin G. Loretan, Ahmed Jamal, et al. Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 72(18), 475–483 Date: 05/2023 Type: Document view details
Risk and Protective Factors for Vaping and Smoking Among High School Students in Maine
Examines risks and protective factors related to vaping and smoking among 17,651 high school students in Maine. Provides odds of vaping and smoking according to health and wellness behaviors, perceptions of substance use, and family support, as well as by demographic factors such as sex, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, grade level, and county.
Author(s): Gabriel Tilton, Sara Huston, Pamela Albert Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 20 Date: 04/2023 Type: Document view details
The State of Health in Tennessee: 2023 Annual Report to the 113th Tennessee General Assembly
Provides a comprehensive overview of health in Tennessee, including health outcomes of individuals and information on
the health of the state's healthcare system. Includes statistics on rural hospitals that have closed in recent years, and those at risk of closure as of 2022. Features county-level maps showing Health Professional Shortage Areas.
Date: 01/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Tennessee Department of Health view details
Engaging At-Risk Rural Residents in Secondary Lung Cancer Prevention
Presents the results of a qualitative study analyzing interview transcripts of rural residents in Maine at risk for lung cancer based on smoking history and age to identify key themes that influence their understanding and attitudes regarding lung cancer risk, low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) screening tests, and the role of patient-provider relationships.
Author(s): Erika Ziller, Jean A Talbot, Martha Elbaum, et al. Citation: Journal of Primary Care & Community Health, 14 Date: 2023 Type: Document view details
Disparities in Current Cigarette Smoking Among US Adults With Mental Health Conditions
Examines the prevalence of smoking among adults with reported mental health conditions. Analyzes 19,398 respondents from the 2019 and 2020 National Survey on Drug Use and Health and breaks down the data state-by-state as well as by age, sex, sexual orientation, race/ethnicity, education, disability, annual income, marriage status, health insurance and employment status, having been arrested in the past 12 months, and large metro, small metro, and nonmetro/rural area.
Author(s): Caitlin G. Loretan, Teresa W. Wang, Christina V. Watson, Ahmed Jamal Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 19 Date: 12/2022 Type: Document view details