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Williams JR, ed., Mount Zion Hospital and Medical Center, Comprehensive Child Care Project Staff. n.d.. Mount Zion survey: Housing, nutrition, education. Minneapolis, MN: [University of Minnesota, School of Public Health], Systems Development Project , 17 pp. (Comment series no: 1-5 (37))

Annotation: This paper reports a survey to make the Mount Zion Hospital and Medical Center, Comprehensive Child Care Project Staff knowledgeable and able to support all expressions of concern with substantive information. The survey among a sample of project families attempted to delineate the family's housing situation in regard to space, safety and sanitation; the nutritional status in regard to availability of food, shopping practices and dietary intake; and the children's educational placement and experiences in school and the parents' perception of the schools. The survey is also designed to document the adequacy and effectiveness of existing social services and agencies in the community to deal with these problems. This paper is produced as part of the documentation and assessment of the effect of P.L. 89-97, Title V. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Keywords: Children and Youth Projects, Comprehensive health care, Educational factors, Federal MCH programs, Housing, Nutritional status, Program evaluation, Social services, Surveys, Title V programs

University Affiliated Cincinnati Center for Developmental Disorders. n.d.. Former trainee follow-up survey. [Cincinnati, OH]: University Affiliated Cincinnati Center for Developmental Disorders, 2 items (4 pp., 5 pp.).

Annotation: These forms are a follow up survey of the former participants in the University Affiliated Cincinnati Center for Developmental Disorders training programs. Theyprovide space to record information about the participants and their comments and assessment of the program. One version is for former trainees with 300+ contact hours; the other is a modified version for trainees with 300+ contact hours who participated in the Interdisciplinary Leadership Core Curriculum since 1987-1988.

Keywords: Developmental disabilities, Evaluation, MCH training, Surveys

Kuklish S. n.d.. Combating infant mortality: Perinatal periods of risk analysis–A comparison of 2000-2002 and 2003-2005 birth cohort results. Phoenix, AZ: Arizona Department of Health Services, Bureau of Women's and Children's Health, 21 pp.

Annotation: This electronic file presents PowerPoint-type slides that describe the Perinatal Periods of Risk (PPOR) analysis process and findings from a study of a reference group of individuals in Arizona that include a chart of feto-infant death, how different data can lead to potential actions, and changes between the first (2000-2002) and second (2003-2005) cohorts. Data are analyzed according to ethnicity, age, and level of education. It concludes with a statement of which groups and which periods on the prenatal-infancy continuum need to be focused on.

Contact: Arizona Department of Health Services, Bureau of Women's and Children's Health, 150 N. 18th Ave., Suite 320, Phoenix, AZ 85007, Telephone: (602) 364-1400 Fax: (602) 364- 1495 E-mail: sjolans@azdhs.gov Web Site: http://www.azdhs.gov/phs/owch/index.htm Out of print.

Keywords: Arizona, Fetal mortality, Infant mortality, State surveys

U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau. 2022. Children and youth with special health care needs. Rockville, MD: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 3 pp. (NSCH data brief)

Annotation: This data brief provides information about children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) from the The National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH) 2019–2020. Information is provided on the prevalence of special health care needs (SHCN), types of SHCN, unmet health care needs among CYSHCN, and effective systems of care for CYSHCN. Information about the NSCH is included. zzz

Contact: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (301) 443-2170 Web Site: https://mchb.hrsa.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Children, Health care systems, Special health care needs, Surveys, Youth

Langelier M, Surdu S, O’Malley E. 2022. Provider and patient satisfaction with the dental therapy workforce at Apple Tree Dental. Rensselaer, NY: Oral Health Workforce Research Center, 74 pp.

Annotation: This report presents results from two surveys, one that assessed clinician and administration satisfaction with the dental therapy workforce within Apple Tree Dental centers and programs and the other that describes the satisfaction of patients with their health professionals at Apple Tree Dental, making comparisons across provider type. The report also provides background, which includes information about dental therapy in Minnesota—the first state to authorize dental therapy practice statewide, and about Apple Tree Dental, which was among the first employers of dental therapists in the state. zzz

Contact: Oral Health Workforce Research Center, New York Center for Health Workforce Studies, University of Albany, SUNY, School of Public Health, 1 University Place, Suite 220, Rensselaer, NY 12144-3445, Telephone: (518) 402-0250 Fax: (518) 402-0252 Web Site: http://www.oralhealthworkforce.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Health care delivery, Minnesota, Oral health, State programs, Surveys

U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau. 2022. Rural children's health and health care. Rockville, MD: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 3 pp. (NSCH data brief)

Annotation: This data brief provides key findings from the 2019–2020 National Survey of Children's Health about the health, including the oral health, of children living in rural areas, as well as their use of health care. Topics include receipt of preventive health and oral health visits; adverse childhood experiences; and weight, physical activity, and food insecurity. Data is presented in charts throughout the brief. zzz

Contact: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (301) 443-2170 Web Site: https://mchb.hrsa.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Health services utilization, Nutrition, Oral health, Prevention, Rural population, Statistical data, Surveys

Barzel R, Holt K, eds. 2022. Advancing oral health equity: A resource guide. Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, 23 pp.

Annotation: The guide provides an overview of oral health equity and features descriptions of and links to materials on data and surveillance, policy, professional education and training, and state and local efforts. Selected materials include a Department of Health and Human Services equity action plan, an oral health policy equity tool, a community framework for addressing social determinants of health for populations with low incomes, and several resources about state and local efforts to improve oral health equity. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau] zzz

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057, E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Health education, Health equity, Local programs, Oral health, Public policy, Resource materials, State programs, Statistical data, Surveys, Training

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Office of Dental Health. [2021?]. ELKS report: Information on the oral health of individuals with intellectual/development disabilities 2019-2020. Jefferson City, MO: Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Office of Dental Health, 35 pp.

Annotation: This report provides information about the oral health of individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities in Missouri. Topics include oral hygiene, dental sealants, treated and untreated tooth decay, treatment urgency, and history of rampant tooth decay. Information about survey participants’ ages, genders, races, and ethnicities, as related to these topics, is included.

Contact: Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Office of Dental Health, P.O. Box 570, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0570, Telephone: (573) 751-5874 E-mail: info@health.mo.gov Web Site: http://health.mo.gov/living/families/oralhealth/index.php Available from the website.

Keywords: Adults with special health care needs, Children with special health care needs, Chronic illnesses and disabilities, Dental caries, Dental hygiene, Missouri, Oral health, State surveys, Treatment

Roman C, Gears H, Pucciarello M. 2021. Engaging youth with special health care needs and families of children with special health care needs: recommendations for Medicaid agencies. Hamilton, NJ: Center for Health Care Strategies, 34 pp., exec. summ. (2 pp.). (Report)

Annotation: This report provides information from a 50-state survey and a set of interviews with select states and family-focused organizations. The purpose of the survey and interviews was to increase understanding of strategies being used by state Medicaid agencies to engage with youth with special health care needs and families of children with special health care needs. The report highlights findings from the survey and interviews, including engagement themes, challenges, and recommendations for state Medicaid agencies, youth with special health care needs and families of children with special health care needs, and funders.

Contact: Center for Health Care Strategies, 200 American Metro Boulevard, Suite 119, Hamilton, NJ 08619, Telephone: (609) 528-8400 Fax: (609) 586-3679 Web Site: http://www.chcs.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Children, Interviews, Medicaid, Special health care needs, Surveys, Young adults

CareQuest Institute for Oral Health. 2021. Oral disease is common. Access to care is not. State of oral health equity in America 2021. Boston, MA: CareQuest Institute for Oral Health, 6 pp.

Annotation: This report provides information about oral health inequities. Drawing on results from the State of Oral Health Equity in America 2021 survey of 5,320 adults, the report shows that people of color and those with low incomes bear a disproportionate burden of oral disease and disproportionately lack access to needed care. Also discussed are symptoms of oral disease, how frequently symptoms are treated across the U.S. population, and the importance of establishing a dental home.

Contact: CareQuest Institute for Oral Health, 465 Medford Street, Boston, MA 02129-1454, Telephone: (617) 886-1700 Web Site: https://www.carequest.org/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Health equity, Low income groups, Medical home, Oral health, Surveys

Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Oral and Health Delivery Systems. 2021. 2021 Iowa Head Start oral health survey report. Des Moines, IA: Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Oral and Health Delivery Systems, 20 pp.

Annotation: This fact sheet for parents answers common questions about fluoride varnish. It explains what it is and why fluoride varnish application is recommended. It discusses the safety of fluoride varnish for infants and children, how it is applied, and how long it remains effective after application. Instructions related to eating, drinking, and toothbrushing after application are provided, along with information about insurance coverage.

Contact: Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Oral and Health Delivery Systems, Lucas State Office Building, 321 East 12th Street, Des Moines, IA 50319-0075, Telephone: (515) 242-6383 Secondary Telephone: (866) 528-4020 Fax: (515) 242-6384 Web Site: http://www.idph.iowa.gov/ohds Available from the website.

Keywords: Head Start, Iowa, Low income groups, Oral health, State surveys, Young children

Manski R, Rohde F, Ricks T. 2021. Trends in the number and percentage of the population with any dental or medical visits, 2003–2018. Rockville, MD: U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 18 pp. (Statistical Brief; no. 537)

Annotation: This brief provides information on the number and percentage of people with dental and medical visits using 2003–2018 data from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey-Household Component (MEPS-HC). It includes findings in the following areas: medical and dental visits, medical and dental visits by race and ethnicity, and medical and dental visits by age. Data sources and definitions of terms are included. The brief also provides information about MEPS-HC.

Contact: U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (301) 427-1104 Secondary Telephone: (301) 427-1364 Web Site: http://www.ahrq.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Age factors, Ethnic factors, Oral health, Racial factors, Statistical data, Surveys

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Oral Health Program. 2020. Oral health in Missouri: 2020–A burden report by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Jefferson City, MO: Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Oral Health Program, 58 pp.

Annotation: This report describes oral health trends and disparities in Missouri. It includes key findings, national comparisons, and trends. Other topics include demographics, community water fluoridation, oral health status of school-age children and adults, preventive health care for school age children and adults, tobacco use and cancer risk, older adults, perinatal oral health,hospitalizations and emergency department visits, and access to care. Regional and local data are also included.

Contact: Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Office of Dental Health, P.O. Box 570, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0570, Telephone: (573) 751-5874 E-mail: info@health.mo.gov Web Site: http://health.mo.gov/living/families/oralhealth/index.php Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Health disparities, Health status, Missouri, Oral health, Population surveillance, State surveys, Statistical data, Trends

Ruderman M. 2020. Children's vision and eye health: A snapshot of current national issues (2nd ed.). Chicago, IL: National Center for Children's Vision & Eye Health at Prevent Blindness, 47 pp.

Annotation: This report is a compilation of research, survey data, and best practices that outlines the landscape for children's vision and eye health in the United States. Contents include information about the prevalence and impact of vision disorders in U.S. children, receipt of vision screening for infants and children from birth through age 17, and state approaches to ensuring children's vision and eye health. Additional topics include vision screening rates and requirements by state, pediatric vision benefits available under the Affordable Care Act, what is included in a strong vision health system of care, and model children's vision legislation. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Prevent Blindness America, 211 West Wacker Drive, Suite 1700, Chicago, IL 60606, Telephone: (800) 331-2020 E-mail: info@preventblindness.org Web Site: http://www.preventblindness.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Adolescents, Children, Costs, Health care reform, Health insurance, Health status, Policy development, Prevalence, Preventive health services, Primary care, Reimbursement, Research, Screening, Service integration, Standards, State programs, State surveys, Statistical data, Systems development, Vision, Vision disorders

Horowitz A, HealthEfficient. 2020. TOHF knowledge assessments. Albany, NY: HealthEfficient, 52 pp.

Annotation: These assessments focus on oral-health-related practices and attitudes for health professionals, including pediatricians, obstetricians, nurses, dental hygienists, and dental assistants; nonclinical staff; and patients. The assessments are intended for use in developing continuing education courses and programs that help health professionals improve their patients’ oral health. Questions cover practices and attitudes related to providing oral health care to infants, young children, and pregnant women; providing oral health education; and communicating with patients.

Contact: HealthEfficient, 911 Central Avenue, #330, Albany, NY 12206, Telephone: (518) 589-3060 Web Site: https://healthefficient.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Child health, Oral health, Pregnant women, Questionnaires, Surveys

Phipps KR, Ricks TL, Mork NP, Lozon TL. 2020. The oral health of 13-15 year old American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) dental clinic patients: A follow-up report to the 2013 survey. Rockville, MD: U.S. Indian Health Service, 7 pp. (Indian Health Service data brief)

Annotation: This report provides information about the oral health of 13–15-year-old American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) dental clinic patients, comparing results from the 2019–2020 survey with results from the 2013 survey. It presents a summary of what’s new in the report since the 2013 survey and key findings in three areas: (1) oral health of AI/AN adolescents over the past two decades, (2) oral health disparities in AI/AN adolescents compared with U.S. adolescents overall, and (3) percentage of AI/AN adolescents who had a dental visit in the past year compared with U.S. adolescents overall.

Contact: U.S. Indian Health Service, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Web Site: https://www.ihs.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Adolescent health, Alaska Natives, Medicaid, Oral health, Pacific Islanders, Surveys, Surveys, Trends

March of Dimes. 2020. Nowhere to go: Maternity care deserts across the U.S.. White Plains, NY: March of Dimes, 25 pp.

Annotation: This report builds upon the 2018 report and continues to identify counties where a woman’s access to maternity health services may be limited or absent. It describes policy solutions and actions; gives summary data about maternity care deserts with a map showing each county in the U.S. and its level of access to maternity care; characteristics of maternity care deserts; information about and maps of hospitals, birth centers, providers, midwives and doulas; health insurance coverage; perinatal regionalization and risk-appropriate levels of care; and the covid-19 pandemic and access to maternity care.

Contact: March of Dimes, 1275 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains, NY 10605, Telephone: (914) 997-4488 Secondary Telephone: Web Site: http://www.marchofdimes.com Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to care, Infant health, Maternal health, Perinatal health, Pregnant women, State surveys, Statistics

Apostolon D, McLeod C, Tranby EP, Mathews R. 2020. Alternative payment method models in dentistry: A provider prospective. Boston, MA: DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement, 6 pp. (Research report)

Annotation: This report provides survey findings to understand oral health professionals’ knowledge about and willingness to participate in alternative payment models (APMs), in which they receive incentives to demonstrate value by preventing oral disease and keeping patients healthy. The report provides information about value-based care, APMs, health professionals’ awareness of APMs, and their interest in participating in such models.

Contact: CareQuest Institute for Oral Health, 465 Medford Street, Boston, MA 02129-1454, Telephone: (617) 886-1700 Web Site: https://www.carequest.org/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Fees and charges, Health promotion, Oral health, Prevention, Surveys

McLeod C, Apostolon D, Tranby EP, Mathews R. 2020. Provider teledentistry gains traction during COVID-19. Boston, MA: CareQuest Institute for Oral Health, 8 pp. (Research report)

Annotation: This report provides findings from a survey on health professional attitudes toward continued use of telehealth after the COVID-19 pandemic abates. Survey results are presented on use of telehealth modalities, types of telehealth oral health services provided, and the likelihood that oral health professionals will use telehealth in the future. Growth potential for telehealth, including teledentistry, is discussed, along with the future of oral health care financing as it relates to telehealth.

Contact: CareQuest Institute for Oral Health, 465 Medford Street, Boston, MA 02129-1454, Telephone: (617) 886-1700 Web Site: https://www.carequest.org/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Attitudes, COVID-19, Disease transmission, Infectious diseases, Oral health, Public health, Service delivery, Surveys, Telehealth, Virus diseases

March of Dimes Perinatal Data Center. 2019-. 20__ March of Dimes report card. [White Plains, NY]: March of Dimes, annual.

Annotation: This annual report card measures the progress in reducing the nation's preterm birth rate by comparing each state's rate to the goal. Topics include prevention strategies and recommendations. Topics include women who are uninsured, late preterm birth, women who smoke, and preterm birth rates by race and ethnicity. Indicators, definitions, and data sources for the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico are included. Information about the grading methodology is also provided. State fact sheets are included in the report.

Contact: March of Dimes, 1275 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains, NY 10605, Telephone: (914) 997-4488 Secondary Telephone: Web Site: http://www.marchofdimes.com Available from the website.

Keywords: Data sources, Ethnic factors, Premature infants, Prematurity, Preterm birth, Prevention, State surveys, Statistical data, Trends

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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.