Cancer-Related Disparities and Opportunities for Intervention in Northern Plains American Indian Communities
Discusses behavioral trends associated with cancer risk and cancer screening from 1997-2006 among American Indians (AI) in North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Iowa. Examines disparities between the AI population and non-Hispanic White population in the Northern Plains and AI populations in other regions. Includes breakdowns by sex, age, education, income level, employment status, rural-urban classification, lifestyle factors, and screening for specific types of cancer.
Author(s): Shinobu Watanabe-Galloway, Nicole Flom, Liyan Xu, et al. Citation: Public Health Reports, 126(3) Date: 05/2011 Type: Document view details
Heart Disease Mortality Among Alaska Native People, 1981-2007
Compares mortality rates of Alaska Native people with their U.S. White counterparts, based on data from Alaska death certificates. Includes breakdowns by type of heart disease, sex, age group, and 9-year time periods.
Author(s): Janet M. Johnston, Gretchen Ehrsam Day, Mark A. Veazie, Ellen Provost Citation: Public Health Reports, 126(1) Date: 01/2011 Type: Document view details
Trends in Uninsurance Among Rural Minority Children
Looks at trends in health insurance coverage among rural children from 1979-2001, with data for rural and urban White, African American, and Hispanic children.
Author(s): Amy Martin, Janice C. Probst, Charity G. Moore, Daniel Patterson, Keith Elder Date: 10/2005 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural and Minority Health Research Center (formerly the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center) view details
Disability Burdens among Older Americans Associated with Gender and Race/Ethnicity in Rural and Urban Areas
Examines total life expectancy, disability-free life expectancy, and disabled life expectancy, comparing people in rural and urban areas. Includes information by sex, race (White and African American), and educational attainment. Based on data for a cohort of people who were 65 to 69 years of age in 1982, using data from 1982 through 1999 from the National Long-term Care Survey.
Date: 2005 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural and Minority Health Research Center (formerly the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center) view details