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American Academy of Pediatrics and Dartmouth Institute of Health Policy and Clinical Practice. n.d.. AAP Child Health Mapping Project. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 1 v.

Annotation: This resource provides a geographic representation of child health in the United States. Contents include national and state-specific data on pediatric health care delivery at the Primary Care Service Area level. A range of maps is available including the number of children under age 18 per pediatrician, the number of children in linguistically-isolated households, median household income, the number of pediatric residents and fellows, and estimated vaccine coverage rates. An interactive mapping tool is available to members of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatrics, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (630) 626-6000 Secondary Telephone: (847) 434-4000 Fax: (847) 434-8000 Web Site: https://www.aap.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Children, Data sources, Geographic regions, Health care disparities, Immunization, Integrated information systems, Interactive media, Language barriers, Low income groups, Patient care planning, Pediatricians, Statewide planning, Work force

Glassman P, Harrington M, Namakian M. 2016. Report of the virtual dental home demonstration: Executive summary–Improving the oral health of vulnerable and underserved populations using geographically distributed telehealth-connected teams. San Francisco, CA: University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, Pacific Center for Special Care, 16 pp., exec. summ. (4 pp.).

Annotation: This document summarizes results from a 6-year demonstration of a system for improving the oral health of groups in the United States that do not receive oral health care on a regular basis and that have high rates of untreated oral disease. The report describes a model that reaches people who do not regularly visit dental offices by bringing services to them using geographically distributed, telehealth-connected teams to provide the essential ingredients of a dental home. Contents include an overview of the system, major accomplishments, lessons learned, and future directions.

Contact: University of the Pacific School of Dentistry, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, Pacific Center for Special Care, 155 5th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, E-mail: pglassman@pacific.edu Web Site: http://www.pacificspecialcare.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Demonstration programs, Dental care, Geographic regions, Health care delivery, Oral health, Special health care needs, Teamwork, Telemedicine, Underserved communities

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists, and the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors. 2015. Chronic disease indicators. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 v.

Annotation: This resource for public health professionals and policymakers comprises a set of chronic disease indicators (CDI) developed by consensus among the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists, and the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors. Users can view all indicators for one location or for all locations available, a report that contains all indicators for the location(s) of choice, and an indicator definition. A data portal is also available where users can create a filtered CDI dataset, customize visualizations, download CDI data, and more.

Contact: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Chronic illnesses and disabilities, Data sources, Geographic regions

PolicyLink and University of Southern California, Program for Environmental and Regional Equity. 2014–. National equity atlas. Oakland, CA: PolicyLink, 1 v.

Annotation: This tool provides data on demographic changes and racial and economic inclusion for the largest 150 regions, in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the United States as a whole. Contents include data summaries that provide a snapshot of how a community is doing on key indicators of demographic change and equity; charts, graphs, and maps; and stories about how local leaders are using equity data to catalyze conversations and implement equitable growth strategies and policies.

Contact: PolicyLink, 1438 Webster Street, Suite 303, Oakland, CA 94612, Telephone: (510) 663-2333 Fax: (510) 663-9684 E-mail: info@policylink.org Web Site: http://www.policylink.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Communities, Community action, Cultural diversity, Data analysis, Economic factors, Equal opportunities, Geographic regions, Inclusion, Policy development, Racial factors, Social change, Statewide planning, Statistical data

Kenney GM, Anderson N, Long SK, Dubay L, McMorrow S, Clemans-Cope L, Karpman M, Wissoker D. 2014. Taking stock: Health insurance coverage for parents under the ACA in 2014. Washington, DC: Urban Institute, 11 pp. (Health reform monitoring survey)

Annotation: This brief uses data from the Health Reform Monitoring Survey to examine changes in health insurance coverage for parents living with their dependent children. Topics include distribution of uninsured parents by Medicaid expansion states, by family income, and by region. Geographic and health characteristics of uninsured parents are also discussed.

Contact: Urban Institute, 2100 M Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20037, Telephone: (202) 833-7200 Fax: (202) 467-5775 E-mail: http://www.urban.org/about/contact.cfm Web Site: http://www.urban.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Family income, Geographic regions, Health insurance, Health status, Medicaid, Parents, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: , Preventive health services, Uninsured persons

Kelly S, Anderson L. 2014. The New Hampshire 2013–14 Third Grade Healthy Smiles-Healthy Growth Survey: An oral health and body mass index assessment of New Hampshire third grade students. Concord, NH: New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services, 18 pp.

Annotation: This report presents findings from a statewide survey on the oral health, height, and weight status of students in third grade in New Hampshire. Contents include the survey background, a description of children participating in the oral health screening, and height and weight measurements, methods, and results. It includes data on children participating in the survey by county and statewide prevalence of tooth decay experience, dental sealants, treatment urgency, and overweight and obesity. Data are presented by sex and National School Lunch program participation at the school level and region level.

Contact: New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Oral Health Program, 29 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH 03301-3852, Telephone: (603) 271-4535 Secondary Telephone: (800) 852-3345, ext. 4535 Fax: (603) 271-4506 E-mail: http://business.nh.gov/EmailContact/EmailContact.aspx?a=cdpc&b=Chronic%20Disease%20Prevention%20and%20Control Web Site: http://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dphs/bchs/oral/index.htm Available from the website.

Keywords: Body height, Body weight, Data collection, Dental caries, Dental sealants, Geographic regions, Health status, Low income groups, New Hampshire, Obesity, Oral health, Population surveillance, School age children, Screening, Sex characteristics, State surveys

California HealthCare Foundation. 2011. Elective childbirth procedures in California: A close-up of geographic variation. Oakland, CA: California HealthCare Foundation, 12 pp.

Annotation: This report is part of a series that examine the rates at which 13 elective procedures are delivered in different communities across the state of California. The report examines the geographic variation in elective childbirth procedures, including elective induction, cesarian sections (C-sections), and vaginal birth after cesarian (VBAC). Each procedure is defined, and the risks and benefits are addressed. Comparative statistics on the rate and type of elective procedures performed in each of the state's hospital service areas (HSAs) is presented in table format. The data is from the period 2005-2009 and is based on the patients’ place of residence.

Contact: California HealthCare Foundation, 1438 Webster Street, Suite 400, Oakland, CA 94612, Telephone: (510) 238-1040 Fax: (510) 238-1388 Web Site: http://www.chcf.org Available from the website.

Keywords: California, Cesarian section, Childbirth, Geographic regions, Induced labor, Infant health, Reproductive health, State surveys, Vaginal birth after Cesarian section, Women's health

Genetic Alliance and New York - Mid-Atlantic Consortium for Genetic and Newborn Screening Services. 2008. Understanding genetics: A New York, Mid-Atlantic guide for patients and health professionals. Washington, DC: Genetic Alliance, 99 pp.

Annotation: This guide for patients and health professionals covers basic genetics concepts in addition to providing detailed information about genetic diagnosis, newborn screening, family health history, genetic counseling, and genetic testing and its application. It includes a discussion of the psychological and social implications as well as ethical and legal issues. Patient stories and consumer profiles are also provided. The appendices include competencies in genetics for health professions. The guide is customized for the New York, Mid-Atlantic region and is produced as a partnership between Genetic Alliance and the New York - Mid-Atlantic Consortium for Genetic and Newborn Screening Services.

Contact: Genetic Alliance, 4301 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 404, Washington, DC 20008-2369, Telephone: (202) 966-5557 Secondary Telephone: (800) 336-GENE Fax: (202) 966-8553 E-mail: info@geneticalliance.org Web Site: http://www.geneticalliance.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Consumer education materials, Genetic counseling, Genetic screening, Genetics, Genetics education, Geographic regions, New York, Resources for professionals

Tsay G, Florez C. 2008. A report of sudden infant death syndrome support services among California maternal, child and adolescent health local health jurisdictions. [Sacramento, CA]: California Department of Public Health, Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health, 18 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes the results of a survey of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) support services among local maternal, child, and adolescent health jurisdictions in the state of California. It discusses the need for providing grief and support services to families and describes how each of 61 health jurisdictions in the state receive a specific annual allocation for locally identified SIDS activities and/or interventions. The report describes how the survey questions were selected; describes the methods used to administer the survey and analyze the findings; and summarizes the results for each of the fourteen questions included in the survey. Appendix A is a copy of the California SIDS Program Survey of SIDS Support Services and Appendix B provides a map of the state's local health jurisdictions by urban and rural designation.

Contact: California Department of Public Health, Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Program, MS 8305, P.O. Box 997420, Sacramento, CA 95899-7420, Telephone: (866) 241-0395 Fax: (916) 650-0305 E-mail: mchinet@cdph.ca.gov Web Site: http://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/MCAH/Pages/default.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: California, Family support services, Geographic regions, Local MCH programs, SIDS, State surveys

LaPlante MP. 1993. State estimates of disability in America. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, 33 pp. (Disability statistics report; report 3)

Annotation: This report focuses on differences in the rates of disabilities between regions of the United States and between each of the states. The introduction explains changes in governmental policies that warrant examining these variations and the implications of those changes. The report describes the methodology; defines terms relating to the measurement and estimation of disability; and reviews how data collected in the Census Bureau's 1980 and 1990 Census reports, the Current Population Survey, and the National Health Interview Survey vary prior to analyzing the data to determine regional differences. The report includes discussions and statistical tables on the differences in levels of work disability, severity of work disability, the difficulty of mobility and self-care, basic life activities, and activity limitations.

Keywords: Activities of daily living, Age groups, Disabilities, Geographic regions, National data, Physical activity, Physical disabilities, Special health care needs, State data, Statistics

National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention. NCHHSTP atlas. Atlanta, GA: National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention,

Annotation: This website provides an interactive platform for accessing data on nationally notifiable infectious diseases in the United States. It provides maps, graphs, tables, and figures showing geographic patterns and time trends of HIV, AIDS, viral hepatitis, tuberculosis, chlamydia, gonorrhea, and primary and secondary syphillis data.

Contact: National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov/nchhstp Available from the website.

Keywords: Communicable diseases, Data, Geographic regions, Infection control, Population surveillance, Trends

   

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.