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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.
Additional links: Fact Sheet
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)
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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.
Additional links: Fact Sheet
Date: 2005
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural and Minority Health Research Center (formerly the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center)
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Development of a Research Agenda on the Issues of Access to Care and Reduction of Health Status Disparities of Rural African Americans in South Carolina
Explores disparities in health among rural African American and rural White South Carolina residents, based on data from a range of studies conducted in the 1990s.
Author(s): Michael E. Samuels, Janice C. Probst, Karen Willert, et al.
Date: 01/2001
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural and Minority Health Research Center (formerly the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center)
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Rate of New Cancers in American Indian and Alaska Native, Non-Hispanic
Provides comparative data of American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) cancer rates with White cancer rates. Data can be broken down by sex, Indian Health Service (IHS) region, and type of cancer.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organizations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Cancer Institute, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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County Disability and Natural Disasters Maps
An interactive map set that shows county disability rates by sex, race, ethnicity, age group, and type of impairment. Also shows whether people with disabilities are more or less likely to live in counties with a higher risk of natural disasters.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Mathematica
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