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Resources by Topic: Whites

Reported Importance and Access to Health Care Providers Who Understand or Share Cultural Characteristics With Their Patients Among Adults, by Race and Ethnicity
Examines the importance and frequency of seeing culturally competent health care providers among U.S. adults, with data by race and ethnicity. Includes metropolitan and nonmetro data for Hispanic, non-Hispanic white, non-Hispanic black, and other non-Hispanic adults.
Author(s): Emily P. Terlizzi, Eric M. Connor, Carla E. Zelaya, et al.
Date: 10/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Center for Health Statistics
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Have Healthy People 2020 Benchmarks for Leading Causes of Death Been Met in Rural and Urban Areas?
Presentation slides from an August 20, 2019 webinar, with analysis of death rates for 7 major causes of death, in light of Healthy People 2020 benchmarks. Features mortality statistics from 2007-2017 for diabetes, heart disease, suicide, cancer, stroke, unintentional injury, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, with breakdowns by gender, race, and region, with 6 levels of population density.
Author(s): Alva O. Ferdinand, Timothy Callaghan, Marvellous Akinlotan, Kristie Primm
Date: 08/2019
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organizations: Southwest Rural Health Research Center, Texas A&M Health Science Center
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Social Determinants of Health among Rural Asian and Pacific Islander Populations
Policy brief examining health disparities between Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) and white rural people. Fourth in a series of 4 policy briefs on social determinants of health. Features demographic statistics with breakdowns by race and urban or rural location, and age-adjusted mortality rates by gender and residence as of 2016.
Author(s): Janice C. Probst, Fozia Ajmal
Date: 07/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural and Minority Health Research Center
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Social Determinants of Health among Rural American Indian and Alaska Native Populations
Policy brief examining health disparities between American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) and white rural people. Third in a series of 4 policy briefs on social determinants of health. Features demographic statistics with breakdowns by race and urban or rural location, and age-adjusted mortality rates by gender and residence as of 2016.
Author(s): Janice C. Probst, Fozia Ajmal
Date: 07/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural and Minority Health Research Center
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Social Determinants of Health among the Rural Hispanic Population
Policy brief examining health disparities between Hispanic and white rural people. Second in a series of 4 policy briefs on social determinants of health. Features demographic statistics with breakdowns by race and urban or rural location, and age-adjusted mortality rates by ethnicity, gender, and residence as of 2016.
Author(s): Janice C. Probst, Fozia Ajmal
Date: 07/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural and Minority Health Research Center
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Social Determinants of Health among the Rural African American Population
Policy brief examining health disparities between African American and white rural people. First in a series of 4 policy briefs on social determinants of health. Features demographic statistics with breakdowns by race and urban or rural location, and age-adjusted mortality rates by gender and residence as of 2016.
Author(s): Janice C. Probst, Fozia Ajmal
Date: 07/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural and Minority Health Research Center
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Rural Population Gains Among Native Americans and Hispanics Have Offset Population Losses Among Whites and Blacks
Bar chart showing rural population change from 2012 through 2017 overall and by race/ethnicity.
Date: 07/2019
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Trends in Non‐Hispanic White Mortality in the United States by Metropolitan‐Nonmetropolitan Status and Region, 1990–2016
Explores mortality trends among non-Hispanic whites in rural versus urban communities. Breaks down data by sex, large central metro, large metro suburb, small/medium metro, and nonmetro areas.
Author(s): Irma T. Elo, Arun S. Hendi, Jessica Y. Ho, et al.
Citation: Population and Development Review
Date: 06/2019
Type: Document
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Racial and Ethnic Minorities Made Up 22 Percent of the Rural Population in 2017 Compared to 42 Percent in Urban Areas
Two side-by-side pie charts showing the racial/ethnic composition of the rural population compared to the urban population in 2017. Categories listed are American Indian, Black, Hispanic, White, and other.
Date: 05/2019
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Poverty Rates by Race/Ethnicity and Metro/Nonmetro Residence, 2017
Bar chart comparing metropolitan and nonmetro poverty levels for whites, African Americans, American Indian/Alaska Natives, and Hispanic populations.
Date: 03/2019
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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