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North Dakota Behavioral Health Epidemiological Profile
Reports on the effects of alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drug use on the lives and families of North Dakotans and the economy of the state. Discusses the rural culture of substance abuse throughout.
Date: 01/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: North Dakota Department of Human Services
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2022 EMS Index: North Dakota Rural EMS Counts
Presents data on rural-relevant EMS quality measures for North Dakota, focusing on cardiac, stroke, pain, vitals, and safety using 2021 data from the North Dakota State EMS Repository. Compares metrics in each focal area to national rates.
Date: 2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: ESO, North Dakota Department of Health, North Dakota EMS Association, University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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North Dakota Department of Health Biennial Report: 2019-2021
Highlights the goals and accomplishments of the North Dakota Department of Health during the 2019-2021 biennium, in the areas of community health, emergency preparedness and response, environmental health, health resources, medical services, and local public health units. Includes information on rural healthcare facilities and rural health promotion programs.
Date: 11/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: North Dakota Department of Health
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How North Dakota Uses 1915(i) to Provide Supportive Services to People with Behavioral Health Conditions in Rural Areas
Describes how the North Dakota Department of Human Services utilizes the Medicaid 1915(i) state plan authority to fill gaps in community-based services for beneficiaries with behavioral health conditions. Highlights how the program addresses challenges to delivering services in rural areas.
Author(s): Emily Brostek, Neva Kaye
Date: 10/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Academy for State Health Policy
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Doulas Provide Support for Maternal and Infant Health in Rural Communities
Features a New Mexico doula program that reaches American Indian, Hispanic, and other populations who lack nearby labor/delivery units, a Minnesota program helping moms experiencing incarceration, and a North Dakota program training postpartum doulas to care for families impacted by opioid use disorder and other substance use.
Author(s): Allee Mead
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 10/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Cancer Mortality and Research Outcomes in a Rural State
Highlights a study exploring the factors contributing to high cancer rates in rural North Dakota. Breaks down cancer data by sex, ethnicity, and geography, among other measures.
Author(s): Mark R. Williamson, Rashid M. Ahmed
Citation: Wisconsin Medical Journal, 120(2), 120-126
Date: 07/2021
Type: Document
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North Dakota Nursing Facility Vacancy Rates
Highlights the vacancy rates of nurses in facilities across North Dakota. Presents statewide vacancy rates and compares rates in rural and urban areas.
Date: 02/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences
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Evaluation of SEAL!ND: School Year 2019-2020
Evaluates the efficacy of SEAL!ND, North Dakota's school-based dental sealant program. Highlights the percentage of students covered in the state, gaps in coverage, perceptions of school staff pertaining to the efficacy of the program, and makes recommendations.
Date: 12/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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Social Workers in North Dakota
Highlights the supply and distribution of social workers in North Dakota. Includes a breakdown of rural and urban distribution and retention.
Date: 11/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences
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Assessment of North Dakota Mobility Options, Transit Needs, and Characteristics of Users
Examines existing transit and passenger mobility services in North Dakota to identify transportation gaps and funding requirements for rural and urban areas across the state. Provides county-level data and maps on population estimates, mobility needs index scores, demographics, number of workers without access to a vehicle, and more. Includes demographic information on rural transit riders, data for rural transit providers, and other rural-specific information.
Author(s): Jeremy Mattson, Dilip Mistry, Jill Hough
Date: 09/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute
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Last Updated: 2/7/2024