Children and adolescents

Research Products

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2019

  • Development of a Childhood Obesogenic Environment Index
    Policy Brief
    Rural and Minority Health Research Center
    Date: 08/2019
    The purposes of this study were to describe the development of a childhood obesogenic environment index and examine differences in obesogenic environment index values by rurality and region across the U.S.

2017

  • The Role of Public versus Private Health Insurance in Ensuring Health Care Access & Affordability for Low-Income Rural Children
    Policy Brief
    Maine Rural Health Research Center
    Date: 01/2017
    Medicaid and CHIP have played a critical role in ensuring access to health coverage among children –particularly rural children. This study examines rural-urban differences in children's access to care, and their families' perceived affordability of that care among those enrolled in Medicaid or CHIP, and those with private insurance plans.
  • Trends in Rural Children's Health and Access to Care
    Chartbook
    Rural and Minority Health Research Center
    Date: 01/2017
    The past ten years have seen positive trends in the availability of health insurance coverage for children. This project examines data from three iterations of the National Survey of Children's Health to see if rural children have benefited equally from any improvements in health insurance, healthcare use, and health status.

2016

  • Adverse Childhood Experiences in Rural and Urban Contexts
    Policy Brief
    Maine Rural Health Research Center
    Date: 04/2016
    This study was designed to address the gap in the literature examining rural-urban differences in adults' exposure to adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and to inform health system initiatives geared toward mitigating the impacts of ACEs on rural populations.

2015

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2006

  • Premium Assistance Programs for Low Income Families: How Well Does it Work in Rural Areas?
    North Carolina Rural Health Research and Policy Analysis Center
    Date: 01/2006
    This paper reports the results of a study on the viability in rural areas of premium assistance programs use Medicaid or State Children's Health Insurance funding to subsidize the premium costs of employer-sponsored insurance or private non-group policies for eligible individuals.

2005

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2001

  • Patterns of Health Insurance Coverage Among Rural and Urban Children
    Maine Rural Health Research Center
    Date: 11/2001
    This study assesses differences in the patterns of insurance coverage and uninsured spells among rural and urban children in 20 states. It also examines the implications of those differences for the design and implementation of public insurance programs.

2000

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1998