Tobacco Where You Live: Native Communities
Report focuses on tobacco use in American Indian and Alaska Native communities. Differentiates traditional uses of tobacco from commercial use and highlights strategies for highlighting this difference to reduce rates of commercial tobacco use.
Date: 2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention view details
Menthol Smoking and Nicotine Dependence among Black/African American Women Smokers Living in Low-Resource, Rural Communities
Reports the results of a study examining associations
between menthol smoking with nicotine dependence and
quitting behaviors for Black women that smoke cigarettes,
cigars, or cigarillos who are 18 to 50 years old and living
in a low-resource, rural community in Lee or Philips
county, Arkansas. Includes analysis on socioeconomic
deprivation and nicotine dependence for the study
Author(s): Dina M. Jones, Margarete C. Kulik, Lourdes Baezconde-Garbanati, Sandilyn Bullock, Mignonne C. Guy, Pebbles Fagan Citation: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(20), 10877 Date: 10/2021 Type: Document view details
Use of Electronic Health Records to Manage Tobacco Screening and Treatment in Rural Primary Care
Study examining the benefits of using electronic health records (EHR) in addressing tobacco dependence by primary care providers, comparing rural and urban data from the 2012-2015 National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey. Discusses the utility of EHR and barriers to EHR adoption in rural practices, and offers data tables covering patient characteristics and statistics related to primary care visits and smoking cessation.
Author(s): Jean A. Talbot, Erika C. Ziller, Carly M. Milkowski Citation: Journal of Rural Health Date: 09/2021 Type: Document view details
Rural-Urban Differences in Changes and Effects of Tobacco 21 in Youth E-cigarette Use
Highlights a study on youth e-cigarette use across rural and urban communities in light of the increase in Tobacco 21 (T21) policies. Compares under 21 e-cigarette use in rural and urban areas and in T21 and non-T21 areas. Breaks down data by year (2018-2019), gender, and grade in school, among other measures.
Author(s): Hongying Dai, Lisa Chaney, Edward Ellerbeck, et al. Citation: Pediatrics, 147(5), e2020020651 Date: 05/2021 Type: Document view details
Mississippi Primary Care Needs Assessment
Identifies Mississippi communities with the greatest unmet healthcare needs and offers recommendations for allocating resources, managing shortage designations, and coordinating the recruitment and retention of healthcare
professionals. Includes sections on social determinants of health, Health Professional Shortage Areas, Graduate Medical Education, and workforce development. Features statistics on various diseases and health conditions.
Date: 03/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Mississippi Office of Rural Health, Mississippi State Department of Health view details
Alcohol- and Drug-Related Consequences Across Latent Classes of Substance Use Among American Indian Adolescents
Examines differences across four classes of substance use behaviors by American Indian (AI) adolescents. Classes include: no substance use in the past month; marijuana and cigarette use only; alcohol, marijuana, and cigarette use only; and other substance use in addition to alcohol, marijuana, and cigarettes. Goal of study is to determine the extent of substance-related mortality and morbidity, tendency toward developing a substance-use disorder, and other related health disparities.
Author(s): Schick, M.R., Goldstein, S.C., Nalven, T., Spillane, N.S. Citation: Addictive Behaviors, 113 Date: 02/2021 Type: Document view details
Socioenvironmental Risk Factors for Adolescent Marijuana Use in a United States-Mexico Border Community
Reports on a study of predominantly Hispanic high school students in a rural border community, examining community and immigration-related stress, normalized drug trafficking, and negative perceptions of their neighborhood. Discusses the link between these socioenvironmental risk factors and tobacco, alcohol, and marijuana use, as well as implications for health promotion and public health practitioners.
Author(s): Elizabeth Salerno Valdez, Luis Valdez, Josephine Korchmaros, et al. Citation: American Journal of Health Promotion, 35(1), 20-27 Date: 01/2021 Type: Document view details