ISBN-10:
1118004302
ISBN-13:
9781118004302
Pub. Date:
08/21/2012
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Wiley
Rural Populations and Health: Determinants, Disparities, and Solutions / Edition 1

Rural Populations and Health: Determinants, Disparities, and Solutions / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9781118004302
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/21/2012
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 416
Sales rank: 457,727
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 7.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Richard A. Crosby, PhD, is the DDI Endowed Professor of Health Behavior in the Department of Health Behavior, College of Public Health, University of Kentucky.

Monica L. Wendel, DrPH, MA, is assistant dean for community health systems innovation and director, Center for Community Health Development, Texas A&M Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health.

Robin C. Vanderpool, DrPH, is an assistant professor in the Department of Health Behavior, College of Public Health, University of Kentucky.

Baretta R. Casey, MD, MPH, FAAFP, is a professor in the Department of Health Behavior, College of Public Health and the Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Kentucky.

Table of Contents

Tables and Figures  vii

Foreword xiii
Ciro V. Sumaya

The Prevention Research Centers Program  xv

Acknowledgments  xvii

The Editors  xix

The Contributors  xxi

Part 1 Rural Communities in Context  1

1 Understanding Rural America: A Public Health Perspective 3
Richard A. Crosby, Monica L. Wendel, Robin C. Vanderpool,Baretta R. Casey, Laurel A. Mills

2 Defining Rurality  23
L. Gary Hart, Baretta R. Casey

3 History of Rural Public Health in America  39
Amy L. Elizondo, Alan Morgan

4 The Depth of Rural Health Disparities in America: The ABCDEs51
James E. Florence, Robert P. Pack, Jodi Southerland, Randolph F.Wykoff

Part 2 Rural Public Health Systems  73

5 Public Health Systems, Health Policy, and Population-LevelPrevention in Rural America 75
Angela L. Carman, F. Douglas Scutchfield

6 Rural Public Health Systems: A View from Colorado 95
Julie A. Marshall, Lisa N. VanRaemdonck

7 Rural Public Health Systems: A View from Kentucky 115
Baretta R. Casey

8 Rural Public Health Systems: A View from Alabama 135
Theresa A. Wynn, Mona N. Fouad

9 Rural Public Health Systems: A View from Iowa 151
Faryle Nothwehr, Lauren Erickson, Ulrike Schultz

Part 3 Health Partnerships in Rural Communities 169

10 Health Assessment in Rural Communities: A Critical Organizingand Capacity-Building Tool 171
James N. Burdine, Heather R. Clark, Lindsay J. Shea, BernardAppiah, Chelsie N. Hollas

11 Strategies for Building Coalitions in Rural Communities191
Michelle C. Kegler, Frances D. Butterfoss

12 Capacity Building in Rural Communities 215
Monica L. Wendel, Angie Alaniz, Brandy N. Kelly, Heather R.Clark, Kelly N. Drake, Corliss W. Outley, Whitney Garney, KeliDean, Lyndsey Simpson, Britt Allen, Hon. Pam Finke, Teresa Harris,Vicky Jackson, Hon. Dean Player, Albert Ramirez, Hon. MikeSutherland, Camilla Viator, E. Lisako J. McKyer, Julie A. St. John,Kenneth R. McLeroy, James N. Burdine

Part 4 Evidence-Based Practice in Rural Communities 235

13 Promoting Adolescent Health in Rural Communities 237
E. Lisako J. McKyer, Corliss W. Outley, Jamilia J. Blake, BrandyN. Kelly

14 Rural Food Disparities: Availability and Accessibility ofHealthy Foods 251
Wesley R. Dean, Cassandra M. Johnson, Joseph R. Sharkey

15 Promoting Oral Health in Rural Communities  267
Nikki Stone, Baretta R. Casey

16 Physical Activity Promotion in Rural America  287
Richard Kozoll, Sally M. Davis

17 Preventing Farm-Related Injuries: The Example of TractorOverturns 303
Henry P. Cole, Susan C. Westneat

18 Addressing Mental Health Issues in Rural Areas 323
Carly E. McCord, Timothy R. Elliott, Daniel F. Brossart, LindaG. Castillo

19 Cancer Prevention and Control in Rural Communities 341
Robin C. Vanderpool, Laurel A. Mills

20 Tobacco Use in Rural Populations  357
Geri A. Dino, Rose M. Pignataro, Kimberly A. Horn, AndrewAnesetti-Rothermel

Index  377

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Rural Populations and Health fulfills its purposein providing readers with an orientation to rural community healthand the social determinants that influence it. It would be usefulfor anthropology, sociology, psychology, nursing, health sciences,political science, and certainly public health majors.”
The Journal of Rural Health, Autumn 2013

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