Southwest Rural Health Research Center

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Listed by publication date. You can also view these publications alphabetically.

For a complete list of publications from the Center, which may include older publications and publications funded by other sources, please see the Center's website.

2017

  • Diabetes and Forgone Medical Care due to Cost in the U.S. (2011-2015): Individual-level and Place-based Disparities
    Policy Brief
    Southwest Rural Health Research Center
    Date: 08/2017
    This brief is the first in a series prepared by the Southwest Rural Health Research Center on the topic of diabetes. The two aims of this study were to identify trends in diabetes rates and forgone medical care among persons with diabetes in the U.S. and to identify geographic determinants and other social determinants of health disparities.
  • Diabetes Mortality in Rural America: 1999-2015
    Policy Brief
    Southwest Rural Health Research Center
    Date: 08/2017
    This brief is the second in a series prepared by the Southwest Rural Health Research Center on the topic of diabetes. The primary aim of this study was to understand the scope of diabetes-related mortality in urban and rural America. We analyzed mortality caused by diabetes over a 16-year period and explored the roles played by rurality and race.

2005

2004

  • Community Health Workers: Status of Certification and Training
    Southwest Rural Health Research Center
    Date: 11/2004
    A national overview of state policy and state involvement in the standardized training and certification of Community Health Workers is provided.
  • Mujer y Corazon: Community Health Workers and their Organizations in Colonias on the U.S.-Mexico Border
    Southwest Rural Health Research Center
    Date: 10/2004
    This report shares the results of a study analyzing the community health worker (CHW) organizations and practices to learn how they work and why they are key resources in colonias for improving the health of the communities. The study also examined the relationships of the CHW with and their impact on the communities they serve.
  • Mujer Y Corazon: Community Health Workers and Their Organizations in Colonias on the US-Mexico Border: An Exploratory Study
    Southwest Rural Health Research Center
    Date: 08/2004
    Study results are reported that analyzed the Community Health Worker (CHW) organizations and practices to learn how they work and why they are key resources in colonias for improving the health of the communities. The study also examined the relationships of the CHW with and their impact on the communities they serve.
  • Nursing Homes In Rural And Urban Areas, 2001
    Southwest Rural Health Research Center
    Date: 06/2004
    This chartbook provides descriptive data on the entire population of longer-stay nursing home residents in the country in 2001 and categorizes them according to the rurality of the nursing homes in which they receive care in an effort to address questions related to residents' characteristics and quality of care.are.
  • Assisted Living: Is It An Option For Rural Areas?
    Southwest Rural Health Research Center
    Date: 05/2004
    The key findings of a national survey on assisted living are highlighted, including supply, services, and affordability of assisted living facilities in rural areas.
  • Chronic Disease Management In Rural Areas
    Southwest Rural Health Research Center
    Date: 05/2004
    This article describes a study of six chronic disease management programs throughout the United States. It discusses issues related to chronic disease management in rural areas.
  • Expanding Residential Care And Assisted Living In Rural America
    Southwest Rural Health Research Center
    Date: 05/2004
    There is an undersupply of assisted living facilities in rural areas. This policy brief provides options for state policy makers and advocates to consider in expanding the availability and nature of assisted living and other types of housing with supportive services in rural areas.
  • Rural Healthy People 2010: A Companion Document to Healthy People 2010. Volume 3
    Southwest Rural Health Research Center
    Date: 04/2004
    This report includes the overview of research and accompanying models for practice on five new focus areas in Rural Healthy People 2010, along with the more detailed literature reviews for each.
  • Chronic Disease Management in Rural Areas: A Research Update
    Southwest Rural Health Research Center
    Date: 2004
    Rural implementation of chronic disease management is discussed. Included are a list of benefits and barriers related to disease management.

2003