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Quality of life among rural residents in North Carolina

Alton Thompson

Quality of life among rural residents in North Carolina

community and life satisfaction

by Alton Thompson

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Published by Wyndham Hall Press in Bristol, IN, U.S.A .
Written in English

    Places:
  • North Carolina,
  • North Carolina.
    • Subjects:
    • Quality of life -- North Carolina -- Public opinion.,
    • Public opinion -- North Carolina.,
    • North Carolina -- Rural conditions -- Public opinion.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 43-49.

      StatementAlton Thompson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN79.N83 P88 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 80 p. :
      Number of Pages80
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2553913M
      ISBN 100932269621
      LC Control Number85051633
      OCLC/WorldCa15325139

      The simple fact is, people like it in Eastern North Carolina. You can hardly name a national publication that hasn't raved about our quality of life. Perennially ranked among the best places to live, Eastern North Carolina is populated by communities where the neighborhoods are safer, the people are friendlier, the lifestyle is more relaxed. Quality of life is measured by the percentage of days people report poor or fair health, the percentage who report physically and mentally unhealthy days within the past 30 days and the percentage of low-birth-weight babies. The disparity between rural and urban .

      For 30 years, The Rural Center has operated from the core belief that our rural communities are important that they count. In , we launched our first-ever advocacy agenda with the release of Rural Counts: 10 Strategies for Rural North Carolina’s report offers a way forward for a stronger rural economy in the context of a rapidly changing state. Enter the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust’s Healthy Places NC program, a “place-based” initiative aimed at improving the health and overall quality of life in rural North Carolina counties. In May of last year, the trust announced an investment of more than a million dollars in grant money to Halifax County.

      The goal of their study was to understand different health behaviors among rural residents. The authors used the National Center for Health Statistics’ Urban-Rural Classification Scheme for Counties to determine which areas qualified as rural and used self-reported data collected between – from rural residents in all 50 states. About the Program. The North Carolina Rural Health Research Program (NC RHRP) at the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research seeks to address problems in rural health care delivery through basic research, policy-relevant analyses, geographic and graphical presentation of data, and the dissemination of information to organizations and individuals who can use the information for.


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Quality of life among rural residents in North Carolina by Alton Thompson Download PDF EPUB FB2

His research has resulted in the publication of 25 articles in refereed journals, seven book chapters, and a book entitled “ Quality of Life among Rural Residents in North Carolina: Community and Life Satisfaction.”   His research focus includes agromedicine, rural poverty/development, labor economics, and the structure of agriculture.

Assessing rural/non-rural disparities in health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in North Carolina (NC) has three components: 1.

A comparison of persons living in rural and non-rural (e.g., suburban. The Quality of life among rural residents in North Carolina book of people over 65 years of age is higher in rural areas than in urban areas, and their numbers are expected to increase in the next decade.

This study used Andersen’s behavioral model to examine quality of life (QOL) in a nationally representative sample of community-dwelling adults 65 years and older according to geographic by: They provided a nucleus for community life. There rural Carolinians, whether planter or tenant, free black or white, converged to purchase supplies, grind their corn, or simply visit with neighbors and friends.

Laurel Mill (mid-nineteenth century), near Louisburg, Franklin County. and 4% in North and South Carolina, many rural counties are experiencing double or services and programs) in ways that stabilize residents’ current quality of life.

among citizens, funders, and local institutions and involves sustained attention toFile Size: 35KB. Books shelved as rural-life: Plainsong by Kent Haruf, Crow Lake by Mary Lawson, Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton, Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy.

Among the 10 most populous states, North Carolina has the largest proportion of individuals living in rural areas. In fact, North Carolina’s rural population is larger than that of any other state except for Texas.

Prior to coming to Carolina Demography, I worked in a similar role producing and interpreting demographic data in Virginia. Since.

The NC Rural Center’s mission is to develop, promote, and implement sound economic strategies to improve the quality of life of rural North Carolinians. We serve the state’s 80 rural counties, with a special focus on individuals with low to moderate incomes and communities with limited resources.

Rural or urban residence. In the United States, disparities in cancer diagnosis, treatment, and mortality have been associated with rural residence [30–32].In an estimated % of North Carolinians resided in rural areas, concentrated in the western and southern areas of the state [].Rural communities may lack access to the health care and supportive services necessary to maintain or.

Home to Pinehurst, one of the country’s most beloved golf courses, Seagrove, the handmade-pottery capital of the U.S., and Biltmore, America’s largest home, North Carolina has a strong tourism industry. Asheville, Greensboro and Charlotte are among the best places to live in North Carolina, a state experiencing continual economic growth.

North Carolina ranks 18th among the U.S. states. It ranks 4th for fiscal stability and has one of the highest 4-year college graduation rates in the nation. Yassin SM, Shaffril HAM, Hassan MS, Othman MS, Abu Samah B, Abu Samah A, et al. Factors affecting the quality of life among the rural community living along Pahang River and Muar River in Malaysia.

Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Scientific Research. ; 5 (8): –   RALEIGH – A report card dragged down by a “D” in education and a “D+” for quality of life drops North Carolina four spots to ninth in CNBC’s “Top States for Business” survey.

In North Carolina, the average income in was $42, but in rural areas the average was $34, Along the same lines, the poverty rate in rural North Carolina was %, compared to a poverty rate in urban areas of %.

Rural residents may also face barriers related to access to housing, transportation, and affordable, healthy food. This issue of the NCMJ discusses factors that influence the well-being of residents in rural communities in North Carolina.

These include factors related to health care, such as physician recruitment and retention, the effects of hospital closures, and the need for behavioral health services, and factors beyond the health care sphere, such as child care, health behaviors, economic development.

Increasingly, rural residents in North Carolina live in metro areas. For instance, three in 10 residents of the Winston-Salem metro area live in a rural community, according to Brookings. The U.S.

Census Bureau uses two definitions of urban area: urbanized areas of 50, or more people and urban clusters of between 2, people. Methods. We conducted a systematic review of the literature to assess the extent and strength of evidence for rural definition of health.

Studies were eligible for inclusion if they were published in English, reported on original research and presented findings or commentary relevant to rural definition of health, were published over the last 40 years, and were based on observations of rural U. No other North Carolina metros were included in the survey.

Two California markets are mired at the opposite end of the list. Bakersfield is 67th – dead last – in overall quality of life, and. All VISNs located in the southern US census region and 5 of 7 VISNs in the Midwest had clinically meaningful differences in physical health–related quality of life when we compared rural to urban veterans.

North Carolina. North Carolina cov square miles, with a estimated population of 10, people – with 2, people living in rural North Carolina (USDA-ERS). Raleigh is the state capital. The state's largest cities are Charlotte, Raleigh, and Greensboro.

economic growth and the quality of life in rural North Carolina. N.C. Rural Economic Development Center Flexibility and collaboration among educational systems at all levels must be a high priority.

Assets across providers contribute greatly to the quality of life of existing residents.Explains results from a study based on information from the Family Life Project revealing resources that rural North Carolina residents used throughout the recession of Author(s): Allison De Marco, Lynne Vernon-Feagans, Martha Cox, et al.

Date: 12/ Type: Document view details.Among the 10 most populous states, North Carolina has the largest proportion of individuals living in rural areas. In fact, North Carolina’s rural population is larger than that of any other state except for Texas. Prior to coming to Carolina Demography, I worked in a similar role producing and interpreting demographic data Continue Reading».