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Evaluation of the First-Year Data from an HPV Vaccination Van Program in South Carolina, U.S.
Reports on implementation and results of a mobile vaccination program focused on human papillomavirus (HPV) and other childhood immunizations for underserved populations in rural South Carolina. Discusses the significance of HPV vaccination for cancer prevention.
Author(s): Marvella E. Ford, Kathleen B. Cartmell, Angela M. Malek, et al.
Citation: Journal of Clinical Medicine, 12(4), 1362
Date: 02/2023
Type: Document
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A Population-Based Assessment of Metastatic Hepatoblastoma in Texas Reveals Ethnic Disparities
Presents the results of a population-based study to advance knowledge of the epidemiology of hepatoblastoma, a common liver disease in children particularly Latino children, and to identify the high-risk factors of the disease to improve health outcomes. Study evaluated population data based on sex, race or ethnicity, age, urban-rural status, and residence in the Texas-Mexico border region.
Author(s): Andres F. Espinoza, Michael E. Scheurer, Tiffany M. Chambers, Sanjeev A. Vasudevan, Philip J. Lupo
Citation: Frontiers in Public Health, 11
Date: 02/2023
Type: Document
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Health Policy for Rural Illinois, Data for Policy Development
Provides information on various metrics representing healthcare access, cost, quality, and equity in metro and nonmetro areas of Illinois. Includes further breakdowns of data by White, Hispanic, and Black categories and discusses policy issues related to health disparities in nonmetro areas and for disadvantaged races/ethnicities.
Author(s): Adee Athiyaman
Date: 02/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs
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Who Lives in Rural America? How Data Shapes (and Misshapes) Conceptions of Diversity in Rural America (Part I)
Shares maps and other visualizations that illustrate rural diversity and shows how this diversity varies by region and over time. Part I discusses the importance of understanding the diversity of rural populations and identifies policy and resource allocation inequities that may result when the racial and ethnic diversity of rural communities is not apparent. Part II includes detailed sections with data focused on the rural Black, Hispanic and Latino, Native, Asian, and White populations.
Additional links: Who Lives in Rural America? The Geography of Rural Race and Ethnicity (Part II)
Date: 01/2023
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Center on Rural Innovation
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Racial and Ethnic Differences in COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage Among Children and Adolescents Aged 5–17 Years and Parental Intent to Vaccinate Their Children — National Immunization Survey–Child COVID Module, United States, December 2020–September 2022
Reports on racial and ethnic differences in COVID-19 vaccination status and parental intent to vaccinate for children and adolescents aged 5-17 years. Includes data by urbanicity for those living in metropolitan and nonmetro areas.
Author(s): Madeleine R. Valier, Laurie D. Elam-Evans, Yi Mu, et al.
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 72(1), 1-8
Date: 01/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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COVID-19 Vaccination Willingness and Uptake among Rural Black/African American, Latino, and White Adults
Using the COVID-19 Unequal Racial Burden survey, compares rural and nonrural adults' willingness to vaccinate against COVID-19. 1,500 respondents (500 from each racial or ethnic group) were used to compare willingness to vaccinate from rural Black or African American, Latino, and White adult population groups. Includes descriptive graphs showing reasons for their willingness or unwillingness among rural adults.
Author(s): Paula D. Strassle, Alexis L. Green, Caleb A. Colbert, Anita L. Stewart, Anna M. Nápoles
Citation: Journal of Rural Health, 39(4), 756-764
Date: 2023
Type: Document
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A Snapshot of Racial Inequities in Human Services Programs in Rural Contexts
Examines the need for human services across rural counties and broken down by racial/ethnic groups. Provides data on human services funding per person, unemployment rate, poverty rate, access to broadband, and access to vehicles by rural Black, Hispanic, Native, and White citizens. Includes a 2018 county-level U.S. map that depicts rural counties with high needs for human services by predominant race.
Author(s): Emma Ward, James Murdoch, Neel Chakraborti
Date: 12/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: 2M Research, Administration for Children and Families
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Experiences with Health Care Access, Cost, and Coverage: Findings from the 2022 KFF Women's Health Survey
Presents findings from the 2022 KFF Women's Health Survey of 5,145 women ages 18-64 who were asked about their health status, use of prescription medications, accessibility to healthcare, their selected care sites, check-ups, use of telemedicine, and health coverage and costs. Includes data on telehealth services provided by urban and rural location.
Author(s): Michelle Long, Brittni Frederiksen, Usha Ranji Alina Salganicoff, Karen Diep
Date: 12/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: KFF
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Access and Coverage for Mental Health Care: Findings from the 2022 KFF Women's Health Survey
Presents data from the national 2022 KFF Women's Health Survey of 5,145 women and 1,225 men ages 18-64 where respondents were asked about their experiences in obtaining mental health services, including the use of telehealth, over the past two years. Data is focused on the mental health service needs of women by age, race/ethnicity, income, insurance, and on rural and urban telehealth usage.
Author(s): Karen Diep, Brittni Frederiksen, Michelle Long, Usha Ranji, Alina Salganicoff
Date: 12/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: KFF
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COVID-19 Working Paper: Consumer Food Spending Changes During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Examines U.S. consumer food-at-home (FAH) and food-away-from home (FAFH) purchasing behaviors prior to 2016-2019 and during the COVID-19 pandemic (2020). Provides spending data for U.S. households by age, race and ethnicity, household composition, income, and region. Includes budget share data for fruits, vegetables, and protein, and per capita spending on FAH and FAFH by region and urban/rural areas.
Author(s): Abigail Okrent, Eliana Zeballos
Date: 12/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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