Rural Wisconsin Chronic Disease Toolkit 2022
Toolkit describing rural-relevant best practices that have been successful in improving chronic disease outcomes and population health. Provides resources to address communication, Body Mass Index, diabetes care, blood pressure control, and chronic disease management.
Date: 04/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative view details
Initial Home Dialysis Is Increased for Rural Patients by Accessing Urban Facilities
Investigates health disparities between rural and urban patients with end stage kidney disease (ESKD). Examines 97,930 dialysis initiates from the 2017 United States Renal Data System broken down by the timing of home dialysis initiation, patient race, disease type, body mass index (BMI), employment status, rural versus urban facility location, and more. Discusses issues of access and disparities in mortality for different populations.
Author(s): Joel T. Adler, S. Ali Husain, Lingwei Xiang, James R. Rodrigue, Sushrut S. Waikar Citation: Kidney 360, 3, 488-496 Date: 03/2022 Type: Document view details
County-Level Variation in Cirrhosis-Related Mortality in the US, 1999-2019
Reviews cirrhosis mortality rates in the U.S. based on data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention WONDER database for 1999-2019. Analyzes data according to sex, race and ethnicity, and metropolitan/nonmetropolitan categories. Includes discussions of health disparities as related to metro categories.
Author(s): Audrey Y. Ha, Michael H. Le, Linda Henry, et al. Citation: JAMA Network Open, 5(2) Date: 02/2022 Type: Document view details
Trends in Premature Mortality From Acute Myocardial Infarction in the United States, 1999 to 2019
Reports on deaths of people under 65 from acute myocardial infarction by race, sex, and age from 1999 to 2019 based on data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's WONDER (Wide‐Ranging Online Data for Epidemiologic Research) death certificate database. Provides state-by-state data and mortality rates broken down by rural, medium/small metro, and large metro in Table S1.
Author(s): Sourbha S. Dani, Ahmad N. Lone, Zulqarnain Javed, et al. Citation: Journal of the American Heart Association, 11(1) Date: 01/2022 Type: Document view details
Mapping Geographic Variability of Severe Uncontrolled Asthma in the United States
Examines data on uncontrolled asthma across the United States to assess asthma prevalence and morbidity. Compares state-level data with county-level data to understand heterogeneity of asthma concerns within states. Includes graphs and statistics and a discussion of urban versus rural trends.
Author(s): Eugene R. Bleecker, Hitesh Gandhi, Ileen Gilbert, Kevin R. Murphy, Geoffrey L. Chupp Citation: Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, 128(1), 78-88 Date: 01/2022 Type: Document view details