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  • 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
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Cancer Screening Practices Among American Indian and Alaska Native Elders
    This study looked at the rate of cancer and cancer-related screenings for American Indian and Alaska Native elders aged 55 and older. Information was used from a nationwide survey, conducted by the National Resource Center on Native American Aging, involving more than 8,000 AI/AN elders. The cancer screenings included fecal occult blood test (FOBT);prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test; Pap test; and Mammogram.
    Author(s): Muus, K.
    Date: 2006
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • 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
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • 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
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • 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
    Type: Fact Sheet
  • Use of Technology in North Dakota Nursing Education Programs
    The Center for Rural Health at the University of North Dakota conducted a statewide assessment of technology use across the nursing programs in the state as part of the North Dakota Nursing Needs Study.
    Author(s): Moulton, P., & King, B.
    Date: 2006
    Type: Journal Article
  • Pharmacist Staffing and the Use of Technology in Small Rural Hospitals: Implications for Medication Safety
    Assesses the capacity of rural hospitals to implement medication safety practices. Found that many small rural hospitals have limited hours of on site pharmacist coverage.
    Author(s): Casey, M., Moscovice, I., & Davidson, G.
    Date: December 2005
    Type: Report
  • Findings from the North Dakota Assessment of Traumatic Brain Injury Needs and Resources
    Through the North Dakota Department of Health’s federally-funded TBI Planning grant, Center for Rural Health researchers and project staff conducted an assessment of needs and resources for persons with TBI and their families in the state. The findings of the assessment are discussed in this report.
    Author(s): Muus, K., Offutt, S., Cogan, M., Medalen, R., & Haugen, E.
    Date: November 2005
    Type: Report
  • Prevalence of Chronic Disease Among American Indian and Alaska Native Elders
    Provides information regarding the prevalence of chronic disease among American Indian and Alaska Native elders. Covers demographics, rurality and chronic disease, gender and chronic disease, age and chronic disease, and results of logistic regression and odds ratios.
    Author(s): Moulton, P., McDonald, L., Muus, K., Knudson, A., Wakefield, M., & Ludtke, R.
    Date: October 2005
    Type: Report
  • North Dakota Nursing Programs Use of Technology: A Statewide Assessment
    Reports results from a statewide assessment of the use of technology within North Dakota nursing programs. Covers distance learning synchronous or asynchronous, clinical training technologies, level of technology utilization, and faculty and student readiness.
    Author(s): Moulton, P. & King, B.
    Date: August 2005
    Type: Report
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