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Rural Health Fact Sheets Archive

  • Rural Health Research RECAP: Rural Ethnic/Racial Disparities: Adverse Health Outcomes
    Rural minority group populations often experience dual disparities in health. This recap summarizes adverse health outcomes across these populations including premature death, age-adjusted mortality, disability status, and obesity rates.
    Project: Rural Health Research Gateway
    Author(s): Ostmo, P.
    Date: November 2020
  • Rural Health Research RECAP: Rural Ethnic/Racial Disparities: Social and Systemic Inequities
    This resource examines social and systemic inequities that influence disparities in health among minority group populations. Rural non-White populations experience both residence-based and racial/ethnicity-based health disparities.
    Project: Rural Health Research Gateway
    Author(s): Ostmo, P.
    Date: November 2020
  • Health Professional Shortage Area Scoring & Data Sources
    A fact sheet explaining the basic criteria and data used in scoring Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) for the primary care, mental health, and dental health disciplines.
    Project: Primary Care Office
    Author(s): North Dakota Primary Care Office
    Date: September 2020
  • Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center: Year Two Program Snapshot
    This snapshot provides program goals, reach, and measures impact of the Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center program in year two (August 15, 2019 - August 14, 2020).
    Project: Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center
    Author(s): Schroeder, S., Terry, D., Helfand, B
    Date: September 2020
  • North Dakota Public Health Unit Response to COVID-19
    This fact sheet shares the results of a survey sent to all 28 North Dakota local public health unit (LPHU) administrators, asked to indicate what role their LPHU had in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
    Project: State Office of Rural Health
    Author(s): Nissen, K.
    Date: September 2020
  • Rural Health Research: Gateway's Top Three Countdown
    The Rural Health Research Gateway is funded by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy with the primary purpose of sharing the work of the federally-funded Rural Health Research Centers. The annual website analytics offer a glimpse into the public's rural health research interests.
    Project: Rural Health Research Gateway
    Author(s): Schroeder, S.
    Date: September 2020
  • Smiles for Life: Data Snapshot
    Smiles for Life is a comprehensive, online oral health curriculum designed to promote oral health for all age groups through high-quality educational resources. This infographic highlights the reach of Smiles for Life over the last 12 months.
    Project: Oral Health Research and Evaluation
    Author(s): Breigenzer, A., Schroeder, S.
    Date: July 2020
  • Dental Pain Management in Dental Clinics, Emergency Rooms, and Primary Care Settings in North Dakota
    This fact sheet describes emergency room data and results from a survey among North Dakota dentists to better understand dental pain management, dentists' screening practices, and risk factors associated with and predictive of opioid prescribing behavior.
    Project: Oral Health Research and Evaluation
    Author(s): Schroeder, S., Knutson, S.
    Date: June 2020
  • Farm Stress: Facts, Impact of COVID-19, and Resource and Training Needs of Mental Health Care Providers
    This brief shares feedback and data about farm stress, mental health implications, and COVID-19.
    Project: Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center
    Author(s): Schroeder, S., Heitkamp, T., Clark, B., Holiday, E., Breigenzer, A., Johnson, S.
    Date: June 2020
  • MHTTC Network: Addressing Mental Health Workforce Needs
    This document defines the mental health workforce and workforce development, identifies major needs of the mental health workforce, and highlights projects of the Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network designed to address those needs.
    Project: Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center
    Author(s): Davidson, L., Schroeder, S.
    Date: June 2020
  • North Dakota's Significant Rural Health Needs as Identified by Critical Access Hospital Community Health Needs Assessments
    Summarizes and shows results of the 2017-2019 health needs identified by rural communities in North Dakota through focus groups, key informant interviews, and community surveys.
    Project: Community Health Needs Assessment
    Author(s): Nissen, K., Larson, S.
    Date: June 2020
  • Mental Health Resources for K-12 Educators During COVID-19
    This product compiles all recent toolkits, guides, tip sheets, and infographics that have been developed by reputable sources to assist educators throughout the current health pandemic (COVID-19).
    Project: Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center
    Author(s): Schroeder, S., Heitkamp, T., Diers, L., Winfield, S.
    Date: April 2020
  • Mental Health Resources for Parents and Caregivers during COVID-19
    This product compiles all recent toolkits, guides, tip sheets, and infographics that have been developed by reputable sources to assist parents and caregivers throughout the current health pandemic (COVID-19).
    Project: Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center
    Author(s): Schroeder, S., Heitkamp, T., Diers, L., Winfield, S.
    Date: April 2020
  • High Rates of Decay and Need for Dental Treatment Among American Indian and Alaska Native Kindergartners in North Dakota
    During the 2018-2019 school year, each of the 1,998 kindergartners enrolled in the 43 participating schools received a dental screening. This fact sheet describes the results of this screening and identified racial disparities.
    Project: Oral Health Research and Evaluation
    Author(s): Schroeder, S., Knutson, S.
    Date: February 2020
  • High Rates of Decay and Need for Dental Treatment Among Rural Kindergartners in North Dakota
    During the 2018-2019 school year, each of the 1,998 kindergartners enrolled in the 43 participating schools received a dental screening. This fact sheet describes the results of this screening and identified geographic disparities.
    Project: Oral Health Research and Evaluation
    Author(s): Schroeder, S., Knutson, S.
    Date: February 2020
  • Medical - Dental Integration in North Dakota
    This fact sheet describes the reach, patients served, and the outcomes of a medical-dental integration model employed in the University of North Dakota's Center for Family Medicine in Bismarck. This integrated care model provides dental screenings, fluoride varnish application, dental referrals, and care coordination for patients in the primary care setting while also educating medical residents and direct care staff quarterly on the direct relationship between oral health and overall health.
    Project: Oral Health Research and Evaluation
    Author(s): Schroeder, S., Knutson, S.
    Date: February 2020
  • Progress and Reach of the SEAL!ND Program: 2018-2019 School Year
    This fact sheet details the progress and reach of the North Dakota school-based dental sealant program through 2019.
    Project: Oral Health Research and Evaluation
    Author(s): Schroeder, S., Knutson, S.
    Date: February 2020
  • Colorado Probation and Parole: Mental Health Training Needs
    This fact sheet describes specific results for the state of Colorado from a survey assessing the mental health training needs among probation and parole officers throughout U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Region 8.
    Project: Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center
    Author(s): Schroeder, S.
    Date: January 2020
  • Montana Probation and Parole: Mental Health Training Needs
    This fact sheet describes specific results for the state of Montana from a survey assessing the mental health training needs among probation and parole officers throughout U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Region 8.
    Project: Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center
    Author(s): Schroeder, S.
    Date: January 2020
  • North Dakota Probation and Parole: Mental Health Training Needs
    This fact sheet describes specific results for the state of North Dakota from a survey assessing the mental health training needs among probation and parole officers throughout U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Region 8.
    Project: Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center
    Author(s): Schroeder, S.
    Date: January 2020
  • Reach of the Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center School Based Program: Year One Snapshot
    This fact sheet provides an overview of the Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center's School Based Mental Health Program and the reach of the program in grant year one. The fact sheet describes the number of free, school-based mental health trainings held, school-based products developed, the number of people reached, and the participants' perceptions of these trainings. Grant year one includes August 15, 2018, through August 14, 2019.
    Project: Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center
    Author(s): Schroeder, S.
    Date: January 2020
  • Reach of the Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center: Year One Snapshot
    This fact sheet provides an overview of the Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center and the reach of the program in grant year one. The fact sheet describes the number of free mental health trainings held, products developed, number of people reached, and the participants' perceptions of these trainings. Grant year one includes August 15, 2018, through August 14, 2019.
    Project: Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center
    Author(s): Schroeder, S.
    Date: January 2020
  • South Dakota Probation and Parole: Mental Health Training Needs
    This fact sheet describes specific results for the state of South Dakota from a survey assessing the mental health training needs among probation and parole officers throughout U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Region 8.
    Project: Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center
    Author(s): Schroeder, S.
    Date: January 2020
  • Utah Probation and Parole: Mental Health Training Needs
    This fact sheet describes specific results for the state of Utah from a survey assessing the mental health training needs among probation and parole officers throughout U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Region 8.
    Project: Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center
    Author(s): Schroeder, S.
    Date: January 2020
  • Wyoming Probation and Parole: Mental Health Training Needs
    This fact sheet describes specific results for the state of Wyoming from a survey assessing the mental health training needs among probation and parole officers throughout U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Region 8.
    Project: Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center
    Author(s): Schroeder, S.
    Date: January 2020
  • Rural Health Research RECAP: Healthcare Access and Status Among Rural Children
    More than half (56.6%) of all rural counties in the U.S. do not have a pediatrician, which can have a negative effect on the health status of rural children. This recap provides a summary of the research on pediatric health status, health outcomes, and access to care in rural areas.
    Project: Rural Health Research Gateway
    Author(s): Bauman, S., Schroeder, S.
    Date: August 2019
  • Rural Health Research RECAP: Poverty and Health Insurance Coverage Among Rural Children
    This recap examines pediatric insurance coverage, poverty rates, and Medicaid enrollment by race/ethnicity in rural and urban communities. It also presents a summary of the research on the impact of coverage on rural access to care.
    Project: Rural Health Research Gateway
    Author(s): Bauman, S., Schroeder, S.
    Date: August 2019
  • Rural Health Research RECAP: Rural Obstetric Services: Access, Workforce, and Impact
    This resource presents current hospital-based obstetric closure rates, characteristics of rural communities without and losing obstetric services, as well as the impact of limited access on maternal and child health.
    Project: Rural Health Research Gateway
    Author(s): Schroeder, S.
    Date: April 2019
  • Rural Health Research RECAP: State of Rural Women's Healthcare Utilization and Health Indicators
    Rural women face barriers to accessing preventive health screenings, mental health services, and maternal healthcare. This Recap provides a summary of the research one rural women's utilization of healthcare services, maternal substance use, and other health indicators.
    Project: Rural Health Research Gateway
    Author(s): Bauman, S. & Schroeder, S.
    Date: April 2019
  • Rural Health Research RECAP: Quality of Care in Rural Hospitals
    This recap looks at hospital quality-of-care measures and the difficulties of developing quality measures, especially for rural hospitals with low patient volumes.
    Project: Rural Health Research Gateway
    Author(s): Bauman, S., Schroeder, S.
    Date: January 2019
  • Rural Health Research RECAP: Rural Communities: Age, Income, and Health Status
    While studies discuss the implications of income or age on health-seeking behavior, health status, access, or utilization of care, it is imperative to recognize what this means for older and lower-income rural communities. This recap identifies rural disparities in age, health status, and income.
    Project: Rural Health Research Gateway
    Author(s): Schroeder, S.
    Date: November 2018
  • Dental Screenings and Daily Care for North Dakota Nursing Home Residents: A Promising Practice
    This fact sheet details North Dakota nursing home residents' dental status, federal and state law regarding their dental care, assessment of their dental care, and a guide for resident dental screening.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S.
    Date: April 2018
  • Dental Screenings and Daily Care for Nursing Home Residents: A Promising Practice
    This fact sheet describes nursing home residents' dental status, federal law regarding their dental care, assessment of their dental care, and a guide for resident dental screening.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S.
    Date: April 2018
  • Evaluation of the Long Term Care Oral Health Program
    This fact sheet details assessments for long term care facilities participating in a mobile oral health program.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S., Fix, N.
    Date: April 2018
  • Rural Health Research RECAP: Opioid Use and Treatment Availability
    Examines opioid use in rural communities as well as the perceived need for and use of treatment for opioid use disorder.
    Project: Rural Health Research Gateway
    Author(s): Schroeder, S.
    Date: January 2018
  • Rural Health Research RECAP: Effects of Rural Hospital Closures
    From January 2005 to early November 2017, 124 rural hospitals in the U.S. closed. This resource provides a summary of the Rural Health Research Centers' most recent research on the effects of rural hospital closures.
    Project: Rural Health Research Gateway
    Author(s): Tamukong, D., Schroeder, S.
    Date: December 2017
  • Rural Health Research RECAP: Rural Hospital Closures
    From January 2005 to early November 2017, 124 rural hospitals in the U.S. closed. This resource provides a summary of the Rural Health Research Centers' most recent research on rural hospital closures.
    Project: Rural Health Research Gateway
    Author(s): Tamukong, D., Schroeder, S.
    Date: December 2017
  • Dental Coverage for Nursing Home Residents
    Examines reimbursement opportunities for dental services at long-term care facilities.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S.
    Date: November 2017
  • Rural Health Research RECAP: Rural Behavioral Health
    Rural behavioral health issues are compounded by a lack of access to care, workforce shortages, reimbursement issues, and high rates of uninsured or underinsurance. This resource provides a summary of the Rural Health Research Centers' most recent research on behavioral health.
    Project: Rural Health Research Gateway
    Author(s): Tamukong, D., Schroeder, S.
    Date: November 2017
  • Use of the Emergency Department for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Among Women
    A study by the Rural Health Reform Research Center shows that women with mental health (MH) and substance abuse (SA) issues are putting a strain on emergency departments (EDs). This study helps identify trends among women in rural and urban communities who utilize the ED for MH/SA. The information can be used to help communities provide more relevant, appropriate, and less costly care.
    Project: Rural Health Reform Policy Research Center
    Author(s): Schroeder, S., Peterson, M., Jaeger, J.
    Date: July 2017
  • Dental Practice Setting Influences Dentists' Attitudes toward Oral Health Access Solutions
    Examines the correlation between dentists' attitudes toward different oral health access solutions and the setting of the dental practice.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S.
    Date: May 2017
  • Dentists' Feelings of Being Overworked Influence Attitudes toward Oral Health Access Solutions
    This fact sheet concludes that dentists who are overworked were less knowledgeable about different oral health access solutions than dentists that reported not being busy enough.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S.
    Date: May 2017
  • Years in Practice Influence Dentists' Attitudes toward Oral Health Access Solutions
    Analyzes the attitudes dentists have toward a variety of different oral health access solutions using a survey sent out to North Dakota dentists.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S.
    Date: May 2017
  • Dentists' Knowledge, Support, and Participation in Proposed Dental Care Access Solutions: Results of the North Dakota Survey of Practicing Dentists
    Data Brief detailing knowledge, support, and participation of North Dakota dentists in proposed dental care access solutions. This product is complementary information to a series of fact sheets regarding oral health in North Dakota.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S., Fix, N.
    Date: April 2017
  • North Dakota's Significant Health Needs as Identified by Community Health Needs Assessments
    Summarizes and shows results of health needs identified by rural and urban communities in North Dakota through focus groups and community surveys.
    Project: Community Health Needs Assessment
    Author(s): Gibbens, B.
    Date: January 2017
  • Oral Health Among North Dakota Adults (18-64)
    Examines dental care utilization among adults ages 18 to 64 in North Dakota. Provides information on barriers to oral healthcare utilization.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S.
    Date: January 2017
  • Oral Health Among North Dakota Elderly
    Discusses oral healthcare utilization among the elderly in North Dakota, including those in nursing homes.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S.
    Date: October 2016
  • Oral Health Among North Dakota Medicaid Recipients
    Examines dental care utilization among Medicaid recipients in North Dakota.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S.
    Date: October 2016
  • Educating the Oral Health Workforce in North Dakota
    Discusses the educational background and training of the oral healthcare workforce in North Dakota, and provides information on the future need for additional oral health workforce.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S.
    Date: September 2016
  • Expanding the Dental Team in North Dakota
    Examines the use of Dental Therapists to meet the need for oral healthcare in North Dakota. Discusses dental accreditation, policy, licensing, training, education, and reimbursement for care in North Dakota. Also provides an overview of states that have implemented dental therapy.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S.
    Date: September 2016
  • Social Factors Affecting Pediatric Oral Health in North Dakota
    Identifies youth in North Dakota who do and do not have the appropriate knowledge and resources necessary to practice good oral hygiene. Discusses contributing factors to overall oral health, such as consumption of soda or sugary drinks, brushing habits, and access to oral healthcare supplies.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S.
    Date: July 2016
  • Pediatric Oral Health Disparities in North Dakota
    Examines oral health outcomes for children in North Dakota, such as cavities and rates of tooth decay.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S.
    Date: July 2016
  • Fluoride Varnish Application in Primary Care Settings
    Examines the use of fluoride varnish for pediatric patients in primary care, as well as awareness of fluoride varnish as a reimbursable service in the primary care setting.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S.
    Date: July 2016
  • Oral Healthcare in North Dakota Long Term Care Facilities
    Examines survey results of oral healthcare in long term care facilities throughout North Dakota.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S.
    Date: June 2016
  • Dental Workforce in Rural and Urban North Dakota
    Examines dental health workforce in both rural and urban North Dakota.
    Author(s): Schroeder, S.
    Date: June 2016
  • Adoption of Electronic Health Records in North Dakota
    Discusses electronic medical records in North Dakota, meaningful use, adoption of EHRs, and challenges.
    Author(s): Dickson, L.
    Date: February 2013
  • North Dakota Dementia Care Services Program (DCSP): Caregivers' Attributes and Service Use
    Discusses the North Dakota Dementia Care Services Program which works to increase caregiver knowledge about dementia and caregiving, and decrease caregiver stress. Number 2 in a four-part series.
    Author(s): Klug, M., & Muus, K.
    Date: October 2012
  • North Dakota Dementia Care Services Program (DCSP): Characteristics of Persons with Dementia
    Discusses the North Dakota Dementia Care Services Program which works to increase caregiver knowledge about dementia and caregiving, and decrease caregiver stress. Number 3 in a four-part series.
    Author(s): Klug, M., & Muus, K.
    Date: October 2012
  • North Dakota Dementia Care Services Program (DCSP): Impact on Caregiver Support and Estimated Health/Long-Term Care Cost Savings
    Discusses the North Dakota Dementia Care Services Program which works to increase caregiver knowledge about dementia and caregiving, and decrease caregiver stress. Number 4 in a four-part series.
    Author(s): Klug, M., & Muus, K.
    Date: October 2012
  • North Dakota Dementia Care Services Program (DCSP): Utilization Increases Over Time
    The intent of the DCSP is to increase caregiver knowledge about dementia and caregiving, decrease caregiver stress, and coincide with estimated health and long-term care cost savings.
    Author(s): Klug, M., & Muus, K.
    Date: October 2012
  • CAH Financial Conditions and Concerns
    Summarizes the current financial status of North Dakota CAHs. Part of a series of fact sheets on Critical Access Hospitals and the North Dakota Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility (Flex) Program.
    Project: Flex
    Author(s): Miller, M., & Gibbens, B.
    Date: March 2012
  • Critical Access Hospital Organizational Conditions
    Includes survey results from North Dakota Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs). Examines how certain environmental conditions shape the organization structure of CAHs, how they operate, and services they offer. Part of a series of fact sheets on CAHs and the North Dakota Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility (Flex) Program.
    Project: Flex
    Author(s): Miller, M., Gibbens, B.
    Date: March 2012
  • Hospital Networks
    Discusses hospital networks. Part of a series of fact sheets on Critical Access Hospitals and the North Dakota Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility (Flex) Program.
    Project: Flex
    Author(s): Miller, M., & Gibbens, B.
    Date: March 2012
  • North Dakota CAH Administrators' Attitudes Toward Issues Facing Rural Hospitals
    Discusses CAH administrators' attitudes to a variety of common issues or problems facing rural hospitals. Part of a series of fact sheets on Critical Access Hospitals and the North Dakota Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility (Flex) Program.
    Project: Flex
    Author(s): Miller, M., & Gibbens, B.
    Date: March 2012
  • North Dakota Rural Hospitals and Emergency Medical Services Collaboration
    Results of a survey amongst North Dakota's 36 CAHs and their relationship with local EMS providers. Part of a series of fact sheets on Critical Access Hospitals and the North Dakota Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility (Flex) Program.
    Project: Flex
    Author(s): Miller, M., & Gibbens, B.
    Date: March 2012
  • North Dakota Dementia Care Services Project: Contributing to Health Cost Savings
    Author(s): Volkov, B., Muus, K., & Klug, MG.
    Date: September 2011
  • Dementia Care Services Project Benefiting Veterans in North Dakota
    Provides information regarding which veterans in North Dakota have benefited from the dementia care services project.
    Author(s): Muus, K., Volkov, B., & Klug, M.G.
    Date: April 2011
  • Dementia Care Services Project's Positive Impact on Caregiving and Cost Savings in North Dakota
    Provides information on how the dementia care services (DCS) project has had a positive impact on caregiving and cost savings in North Dakota. Covers estimated median long term care cost avoidance and total quarterly savings on hospital, ambulance, and 911 calls from participates in the DCS program. In addition, shows the percentage of caregivers who had taken healthcare actions following six months of program participation.
    Author(s): Muus, K., Volkov, B., Klug, M.G., & Mueller, J.
    Date: April 2011
  • Potential Impact of Health Reform on Rural North Dakota Health Workforce
    Discusses factors influencing North Dakota's rural health workforce. Highlights research efforts conducted by the Center for Rural Health on rural health workforce.
    Author(s): Gibbens, B.
    Date: 2011
  • Dementia Care Services Project Benefiting North Dakotans
    Provides information on how North Dakotans have benefited from the dementia care services project including the percentage of individuals that completed care-related action steps and the likelihood to place individuals with dementia in a long term care facility (LTC).
    Author(s): Volkov, B., Muus, K., Klug, M.G., Mueller J., & Haley-Franklin, H.
    Date: December 2010
  • Demographics
    Facts and statistics on North Dakota's population. Includes information on populations change by county and frontier counties.
    Author(s): Gibbens, B.
    Date: April 2006
  • North Dakota Health Professions: Nursing Supply
    Overview of issues related to the supply of nurses in North Dakota. Includes information on availability of registered nurses (RNs) and licensed practical nurses (LPNs) by county in North Dakota, as well as expected nurse retirements in the coming years.
    Author(s): Moulton, P.
    Date: April 2006
  • The Burden of Breast Cancer in North Dakota
    Presents an overview of breast cancer incidence and mortality in North Dakota. Includes information on risk factors, signs and symptoms, treatment, and prevention.
    Author(s): Muus, K.
    Date: 2006
  • The Burden of Cancer in North Dakota
    Presents an overview of cancer incidence and mortality in North Dakota. Includes tips on prevention and screening.
    Author(s): Muus, K.
    Date: 2006
  • The Burden of Colorectal Cancer in North Dakota
    Presents an overview of colorectal cancer mortality in North Dakota. Includes information on risk factors, signs and symptoms, treatment, and prevention.
    Author(s): Muus, K.
    Date: 2006
  • The Burden of Lung Cancer in North Dakota
    Presents an overview of lung cancer incidence and mortality in North Dakota, and describes how it compares to that of the U.S. Includes information on risk factors, signs and symptoms, treatment, and prevention.
    Author(s): Muus, K.
    Date: 2006
  • The Burden of Prostate Cancer in North Dakota
    Presents an overview of prostate cancer incidence and mortality in North Dakota, and describes how data compares to those in the U.S. Includes information on risk factors, signs and symptoms.
    Author(s): Muus, K.
    Date: 2006
  • Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance in North Dakota
    Provides facts and statistics on health insurance provided by employers in North Dakota. Covers health insurance by firm size, health insurance sources, cost of health insurance, and reasons for not providing health insurance.
    Author(s): Muus, K.
    Date: 2006
  • North Dakota Facts
    There are many opportunities for North Dakotans to make healthier choices. This fact sheet provides an overview of North Dakotans' health risk behaviors.
    Author(s): Knudson, A.
    Date: 2006
  • North Dakota Health Professions: Nursing Demand
    Overviews the nursing demand in North Dakota, with information on RN and LPN vacancy rates and turnover by county.
    Author(s): Moulton, P.
    Date: 2006
  • Nutritional Risks Among Native American Elders
    Discusses nutritional risks of Native American elders. Includes information on social and chronic disease factors that relate to nutritional risk.
    Project: National Resource Center on Native American Aging
    Author(s): McDonald, L., & Ludtke, R.
    Date: April 2005
  • Healthcare Access in North Dakota: Characteristics of the Uninsured
    Displays facts and statistics on health insurance status of North Dakotans, with data by age, marital status, rural versus urban location, and more.
    Author(s): Knudson, A.
    Date: 2005
  • North Dakota Health Professions: Dentists
    Describes the supply and demand for dentists in North Dakota, with information on dentist employment characteristics, education, and anticipated retirements.
    Author(s): Amundson, M.
    Date: 2005
  • Primary Care Providers
    Facts on the supply of primary care providers in North Dakota. Includes information on educational programs in ND to produce primary care providers, practice setting and federal programs to address shortages.
    Author(s): Amundson, M.
    Date: 2005
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
    Provides overview and statistics on traumatic brain injury in the United States, with some information specific to North Dakota.
    Author(s): Offutt, S.
    Date: 2005
  • North Dakota Health Professions: Nursing
    Facts on the supply and demand for nurses in North Dakota. Includes data for registered nurses (RNs) and licensed practical nurses (LPNs).
    Author(s): Moulton, P.
    Date: November 2004
  • North Dakota Health Professions: Nursing
    Facts on the supply and demand for nurses in North Dakota. Includes data for registered nurses (RNs) and licensed practical nurses (LPNs).
    Author(s): Moulton, P.
    Date: September 2003