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Associations Between Obesity, Physical Inactivity, Healthcare Capacity, and the Built Environment: Geographic Information System Analysis
Explores the impacts healthcare capacity and the built environment have on obesity and physical inactivity. Identifies variations in rural versus urban areas relating to access to healthcare facilities and opportunities to exercise, based on demographic data obtained from a variety of secondary sources and then mapped to geographic locations with GIS. Includes county-level maps representing the study findings in South Carolina.
Author(s): Duaa Aljabri
Citation: Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare, 15, 689-704
Date: 04/2022
Type: Document
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Selected Rural Healthcare Facilities in South Carolina
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 hospitals located outside of urbanized areas.
Date: 04/2022
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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South Carolina Mental Health Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA) By Category
County-level map showing Mental Health Professional Shortage Areas in South Carolina.
Date: 02/2022
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
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Perceptions and Practices for Colorectal and Cervical Cancer Prevention and Control in Rural Health Clinics in South Carolina
Fact sheet describing a study using interviews with 9 health practitioners to investigate cancer screening and prevention practices and perceptions at South Carolina Rural Health Clinics. Themes include cancer screening recommendations and multilevel barriers to cancer screening.
Author(s): Jan M. Eberth, Whitney E. Zahnd, Charlotte Galloway, et al.
Date: 02/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural and Minority Health Research Center (formerly the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center)
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Colorectal and Cervical Cancer Prevention in Rural Health Clinics in South Carolina
Fact sheet describing a 2019 study to investigate perceptions and practices regarding cervical and colorectal cancer prevention at South Carolina Rural Health Clinics. Features statistics on screening and preventive services offered on-site, adherence to screening age criteria, and evidence-based intervention strategies used to increase cancer screening.
Author(s): Jan M. Eberth, Whitney E. Zahnd, Victor Kirksey, et al.
Date: 02/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural and Minority Health Research Center (formerly the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center)
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South Carolina Health Professions Data Book
Provides information about the health status of South Carolina residents and the number of healthcare providers practicing in the state as of 2019, including a section with statistics for rural areas.
Author(s): Kathleen P. Greenberg, Bridget Sarrica Barefoot, Katie Gaul
Date: 12/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium, South Carolina Office for Healthcare Workforce
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FY 2021: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – South Carolina Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in South Carolina in Fiscal Year 2021. Lists grant and cooperative agreement recipients, award amounts, award recipient locations, and congressional district.
Date: 11/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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South Carolina Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA) By Category
County-level map showing Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas in South Carolina.
Date: 09/2021
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
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South Carolina Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA) By Category
County-level map showing Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Areas in South Carolina.
Date: 09/2021
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
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The Appalachian Region: A Data Overview from the 2015-2019 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.
Additional links: All Report Data, All Report Maps, All Report Tables
Author(s): Kelvin Pollard, Linda A. Jacobsen
Date: 06/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Population Reference Bureau
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Last Updated: 6/28/2022