Health Policy Fact Sheet: Racial and Geographic Disparities In Maternal Morbidity and Mortality
Provides an overview of the racial and geographic healthcare disparities in Ohio related to maternal morbidity and mortality. Discusses the need for access to prenatal care, eliminating toxic stress, and utilizing evidence-based strategies to reduce maternal healthcare disparities. Includes discussions specific to rural communities as well as maternal morbidity data broken down by urban, Appalachian, suburban, and rural.
Date: 04/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Health Policy Institute of Ohio view details
Association Between Neighborhood Social Deprivation and Stage at Diagnosis among Breast Cancer Patients in South Carolina
Examines breast cancer stage at diagnosis in Black and White patients as related to the social deprivation index (SDI). Utilizes data from the South Carolina Central Cancer Registry (SCCCR) to analyze 52,803 breast cancer patients between 1996 and 2015. Includes demographic breakdowns of patient data by race, marriage status, tumor grade and year of diagnosis, SDI, living in a Healthcare Professional Shortage Area (HPSA), involvement in the Best Chance Network (BCN), and rural versus urban designation.
Author(s): Oluwole Adeyemi Babatunde, Whitney E. Zahnd, Jan M. Eberth, et al. Citation: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(22), 11824 Date: 11/2021 Type: Document view details
The United States Is Becoming More Racially Diverse – And so Is Rural America
Analyzes initial data from the 2020 Census on race and
ethnicity in rural America. Compares changes in race and
ethnicity in rural areas between 2000 through 2020. Offers
maps of the top two most prevalent race or ethnicity groups
by county in 2020. Includes six other maps showing
county-level population data in 2010 and 2020 for the
following: White non-Hispanic, Hispanic, Black,
Native American, Asian, and multi-race populations.
Author(s): Lance George, Natasha Moodie, Keith Wiley, Elijah Asdourian, Evelyn Immonen Date: 09/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Housing Assistance Council view details
Structural Racism, Racial Inequities and Urban–Rural Differences in Infant Mortality in the US
Examines linked live birth/infant death data between
2013–2017 from the National Center for Health Statistics to
determine overall and race-specific associations between
three county-level structural racism indicators, infant
mortality, and rural/urban differences.
Author(s): Dovile Vilda, Rachel Hardeman, Lauren Dyer, Katherine P. Theall, Maeve Wallace Citation: Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 75(8), 788-793 Date: 08/2021 Type: Document view details
Urban-Rural Differences in Dental Care Use Among Adults Aged 18-64
Reports on dental visits for rural and urban populations in 2019, providing data from the National Health Interview Survey based on gender, race and ethnicity, and income relative to the federal poverty level.
Author(s): Amy E. Cha, Robin A. Cohen Date: 07/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Center for Health Statistics view details
Illinois County Cancer Statistics Review Incidence, 2014-2018
Uses data from the Illinois Department of Public Health, Illinois State Cancer Registry to provide cancer incidence rates from 2014-2018 for individual counties in Illinois. Includes data and statistics broken down by sex, race, ethnicity, and cancer site.
Author(s): Kyle Garner, Tiefu Shen Date: 05/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Illinois Department of Public Health view details