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Using Rural–Urban Continuum Codes (RUCCS) to Examine Alcohol-Related Motor Vehicle Crash Injury and Enforcement in New York State
Compares rates of alcohol-related motor vehicle accidents in New York State by rural-urban continuum codes (RUCCs). Uses multiple county-level data sources and looks at demographic information, such as age, household income, and RUCC of the location.
Author(s): Joyce C. Pressley, Leah M. Hines, Michael J. Bauer, et al.
Citation: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(8), 1346
Date: 04/2019
Type: Document
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Cost-Effectiveness of a Community-Based Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Intervention in Medically Underserved Rural Areas
Details the results of a cost analysis and cost-effectiveness analyses (CEAs) between the Strong Hearts, Healthy Communities (SHHC) program and a control program looking at changes in cardiovascular disease risk factors among overweight or obese women aged 40 and older living in medically underserved rural areas in Montana and New York.
Author(s): Hua Wang, Donald Kenkel, Meredith L. Graham, et al.
Citation: BMC Health Services Research, 19, 315
Date: 2019
Type: Document
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Identifying Priority and "Bright-Spot" Counties for Diabetes Preventive Care in Appalachia: An Exploratory Analysis
Details a study of type 2 diabetes prevalence and mortality in rural Appalachian counties and compares rates with non-Appalachian counties.
Author(s): Peter J. Mallow, Michael Topmiller, Jennifer Rankin, Jene Grandmont, David Grolling
Citation: Journal of Appalachian Health, 1(1), 27-33
Date: 2019
Type: Document
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Serum Cotinine Versus Parent Reported Measures of Secondhand Smoke Exposure in Rural Appalachian Children
Highlights a study of secondhand smoke exposure in Appalachian children. Features data collected from children aged 7-9 and compares rates to national and Appalachian-state rates.
Author(s): Samrat Yeramaneni, Kimberly Yolton, Kurunthachalam Kannan, Kim N. Dietrich, Erin N. Haynes
Citation: Journal of Appalachian Health, 1(1), 15-26
Date: 2019
Type: Document
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The Social Determinants of Health and the Decline in U.S. Life Expectancy: Implications for Appalachia
Study explores life expectancy in the U.S. and compares these trends to those in Appalachia. Looks at social determinants of health such as substance use, injuries, and suicide, among others, as possible contributing factors.
Author(s): Steven H. Woolf, Heidi Schoomaker, Latoya Hill, Christine M. Orndahl
Citation: Journal of Appalachian Health, 1(1), 6-14
Date: 2019
Type: Document
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Working Together at the State and National Level: Q&A with Karen Madden
Interview with Charles D. Cook Office of Rural Health Director Karen Madden. Highlights the collaborations among New York State's rural health organizations. Describes Madden's work at the state and national levels supporting rural health.
Author(s): Beth Blevins
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 04/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Pediatric Medicaid Patients' Utilization of Outpatient and Emergency Department Services in New York State
Research brief using data from 614,249 unique patients ages 0-20 years who had at least one Medicaid visit to an emergency department (ED) in New York during 2014. Features statistics with breakdowns by urban or rural residence and outpatient settings, and a map showing rates of pediatric avoidable ED visits in rural and urban New York counties.
Author(s): Simona Surdu, Nafin Harun, Robert Martiniano
Date: 02/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Health Workforce Studies
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Case Studies of Telehealth Programs in New York
Synthesizes information from 7 case studies of healthcare providers who regularly use telehealth applications in service delivery, including those who serve patients in rural communities. Identifies common themes and findings related to the impact of these services on provider organizations and patient populations. Featured programs include those emphasizing oral health, home care, and psychiatric care.
Author(s): Robert Martiniano, Carol Rodat, Bridget Baker, Lauren Boyd, Rachel Carter, et al.
Date: 01/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Health Workforce Studies
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How Farmers Can Cope with Stress
Describes the signs of increased stress levels and provides stress management tips for farmers. Also includes some New York state-specific resources.
Date: 2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: NY FarmNet
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Mental Health Disparities: Appalachian People
Breaks down the mental health disparities across Appalachia. Looks at behavioral health indicators, such as rates of depression, excessive drinking, and suicide, among others, as well as social determinants indicators, such as median household income, poverty, and education, among others.
Date: 2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: American Psychiatric Association
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Last Updated: 4/14/2022