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Interactions at the Point of Firearm Purchase and Subsequent Use of Locking Devices
Examines if firearms retailers notifying purchasers about included cable locks at the point of sale improves subsequent locking device use and gun safety practices. Analyzes 2 samples of firearms owners with sample 2 broken down further into subsamples by 3 states: Minnesota, Mississippi, and New Jersey. Includes data on firearms cable lock usage for all samples as well as demographic breakdowns in the Minnesota sample, including age, sex, race/ethnicity, and rurality.
Author(s): Shelby L. Bandel, Allison E. Bond, Michael D. Anestis
Citation: Injury Epidemiology, 10, 11
Date: 03/2023
Type: Document
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FY 2022: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – Mississippi Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in Mississippi in Fiscal Year 2022. Lists grant and cooperative agreement recipients, award amounts, award recipient locations, and congressional district.
Date: 11/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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The Appalachian Region: A Data Overview from the 2016-2020 American Community Survey Chartbook
State- and county-level information on population, age, race and ethnicity, housing occupancy, education, labor force, employment, income, health insurance coverage, disability, and veteran status, for the 13 Appalachian states. Features statistics with breakdowns by 5 levels of population density. Includes data explorer options for Appalachian categories such as population and age, education, income and poverty, computer and broadband access, rural Appalachia versus rural America, and employment and commuting.
Author(s): Kelvin Pollard, Linda A. Jacobsen
Date: 09/2022
Type: Website
Sponsoring organizations: Appalachian Regional Commission, Population Reference Bureau
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Consumer Finances in Rural Appalachia
Describes the financial needs and challenges of consumers in rural Appalachia. Features sections on consumer finance profiles, including a section on medical debt, and consumer distress and delinquencies. Appendix A includes state-level statistics for the 13 Appalachian states, including percent of rural people with medical debt in the state.
Author(s): Matthew Liu, Cooper Luce, Michael Orevba, Shawn Sebastian, Cortnie Shupe
Date: 09/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
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Selected Rural Healthcare Facilities in Mississippi
Shows the state's Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), as well as Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) sites and short term/PPS (Prospective Payment System) hospitals located outside of urbanized areas.
Date: 07/2022
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Long-term Effects of Remote Patient Monitoring in Patients Living with Diabetes: A Retrospective Look at Participants of the Mississippi Diabetes Telehealth Network Study
Results of a study evaluating the long-term effectiveness of a remote patient monitoring (RPM) program after the intervention was withdrawn. Designed to test the ability of a telehealth program to serve diabetes patients in rural Mississippi, from 2014-2016.
Author(s): Tearsanee Carlisle Davis, Ashley S. Allen, Yunxi Zhang
Citation: Telemedicine Reports, 3(1), 130-136
Date: 06/2022
Type: Document
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"What We Raise Ourselves": Growing Food Sovereignty in the Mississippi Delta
Discusses strategies to achieve food sovereignty and preserve traditional food practices in the Mississippi Delta based on data from 43 surveys and focus group interviews from 28 participants. Presents information on community gardens, farmers markets, and farm-to-school programs such as Delta EATS to provide more nutritious food options for local communities.
Author(s): Emily A. Holmes, Mary F. Campbell, Ryan Betz
Citation: Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, 11(2), 285-299
Date: 03/2022
Type: Document
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Directory of Mississippi Health Facilities
Directory of Mississippi health facilities with address, phone number, and accreditation status if applicable, current as of February 2, 2022. Includes a list of rural health facilities on pages 88-98.
Date: 02/2022
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: Mississippi State Department of Health
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Attitudes and Perceived Barriers Toward Store-and-Forward Teledermatology among Primary Care Providers of the Rural Mississippi
Explores the utilization of teledermatology to make dermatology care accessible in rural and underserved areas of Mississippi. Discusses perceived barriers based on 34 primary care provider surveys, such as time investment to learn the technology and time required to submit a teledermatology consult.
Author(s): Summer Morrissette, Ross L. Pearlman, Margaret Kovar, et al.
Citation: Archives of Dermatological Research, 314, 37-40
Date: 2022
Type: Document
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South Sunflower County Hospital Spotlight Video
Discusses how the Delta Region Community Health Systems Development Program helped the South Sunflower County Hospital in Mississippi work with its community to grow and enhance service lines and reach financial stability.
Date: 09/2021
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center
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Last Updated: 3/23/2023