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Reports and Briefs: Summary: Retirement Security for Minnesota’s Elderly Population

Jul. 09, 2005: This issue brief focuses on whether Minnesotans will have enough money for their retirement and long-term care needs and estimates how many Minnesotans are at risk of having insufficient resources during their retirement years. March 2005.Read More

Reports and Briefs: Long Term Financing Options and Retirement Income Security of Minnesota's Elderly

Jul. 09, 2005: This brief considers the potential impact of long-term care financing options on decreasing the risk of needing support through the state Medicaid program in Minnesota. July 2005.Read More

Journal Articles: Employment and Health Insurance Coverage for Rural Latino Populations

Jun. 01, 2005: Blewett, L.A., M. Davern, and H. Rodin. "Employment and Health Insurance Coverage for Rural Latino Populations." Journal of Community Health. Vol. 30 (1):181-195. Read More

Reports and Briefs: Estimates of Oklahoma County-Level Health Insurance Coverage Rates

May. 27, 2005: SHADAC's State Data Series brief profiling county-level estimates of insurance coverage based on the 2004 Oklahoma Health Care Insurance and Access Survey. May 2005.Read More

Estimates of Alabama County Level Health Insurance Coverage Rates: Results from Alabama's 2002 Household Survey.

May. 15, 2005: SHADAC's State Data Series brief profiling the uninsured in Alabama, based on results from the 2003 Alabama Health Care Insurance and Access Survey. May 2005. Read More

Reports and Briefs: Reclassifying Health Insurance Coverage for the Indian Health Service in the CPS

Apr. 09, 2005: SHADAC's Issue Brief #11 examines the impact of the change in classification of IHS coverage in the CPS on rates of uninsurance at the national level and in states with large American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations to draw attention to the relative change in uninsurance rates. April...Read More

Journal Articles: Increasing Response Rates in a Survey of Medicaid Enrollees: The Effect of a Prepaid Monetary Incentive and Mixed Modes (Mail and Telephone)

Apr. 01, 2005: Beebe, T.J., M. Davern, D. McAlpine, and K.T. Call, and T. Rockwood. "Increasing Response Rates in a Survey of Medicaid Enrollees: The Effect of a Prepaid Monetary Incentive and Mixed Modes (Mail and Telephone)." Medical Care 43(4): 411-414. Read More

Reports and Briefs: Retirement Security and Minnesota’s Elderly Population

Mar. 30, 2005: This brief addresses concerns in Minnesota over "retirement security" that have become a significant state policy issue as spending on the elderly and disabled for acute and long-term care services have continued to grow. March 2005.Read More

Reports and Briefs: Health Insurance Coverage in Minnesota from 2001 to 2004

Mar. 30, 2005: This research brief released by the Division of Health Services Research and Policy (now Health Policy and Management) at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health summarizes the results of the most recent survey and presents key comparisons between the 2001 and 2004 Minnesota Health...Read More

Reports and Briefs: Second Hand Smoke in Minnesota, 1999-2003

Mar. 09, 2005: This report describes Minnesotans’ exposure to and attitudes about secondhand smoke for the general population of adult Minnesotans, and provides an update to the findings from the 1999 Adult Tobacco Prevalence Survey that were presented in the November 2000 report, Secondhand Smoke: Knowledge,...Read More

Journal Articles: Covering Kids: Variation in Health Insurance Coverage Trends by State, 1996-2002

Dec. 01, 2004: Blewett, L.A., M. Davern, and H. Rodin. "Covering Kids: Variation in Health Insurance Coverage Trends by State, 1996-2002." Health Affairs 13(6): 170-180. Read More

Journal Articles: Providing Health Care to Latino Immigrants: Community-Based Efforts in the Rural Midwest

Oct. 01, 2004: Casey, M., L.A. Blewett, and K.T. Call. "Providing Health Care to Latino Immigrants: Community-Based Efforts in the Rural Midwest." American Journal of Public Health 94 (10):1709-11. Read More

Journal Articles: Telephone Service Interruption Weighting for State Health Insurance Surveys

Oct. 01, 2004: Davern, M., J. Lepkowski, K.T. Call, N. Arnold, T.L. Johnson, K. Goldsteen, A.T. Malmlov, and L.A. Blewett. "Telephone Service Interruption Weighting for State Health Insurance Surveys." Inquiry 41(3): 280-290. Read More

Journal Articles: Missing the Mark? Examining Imputation Bias in the Current Population Survey’s State Income and Health Insurance Coverage Estimates

Sep. 01, 2004: Davern, M. and L.A. Blewett, B. Bershadsky, and N. Arnold. "Missing the Mark? Examining Imputation Bias in the Current Population Survey’s State Income and Health Insurance Coverage Estimates." Journal of Official Statistics 20(3):519-49. Read More

Journal Articles: Improving Access to Primary Care for a Growing Latino Population: The Role of Safety Net Providers in the Rural Midwest

Aug. 01, 2004: Blewett, L.A, M. Casey, and K.T. Call. "Improving Access to Primary Care for a Growing Latino Population: The Role of Safety Net Providers in the Rural Midwest." Journal of Rural Health 20 (3): 237-245. Read More

Survey 101: Basics for Survey Research

Jun. 10, 2004: Survey 101 covers the five basic steps of survey research: development of proposal, instrumental development and survey design, data collection, post-collection processing, and analysis and dissemination. It describes the key tasks and deliverables of each of the five steps in a list format. June...Read More

Reports and Briefs: Public program crowd-out of private coverage: What are the issues?

Jun. 09, 2004: This Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Synthesis Brief addresses the topic of crowd-out, or public coverage substitution for private insurance. June 2004. Read More

Presentations: What is Up With Lower Response Rates?

Jun. 05, 2004: Presentation by Mike Davern titled, "What is Up With Lower Response Rates?" at the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, June 5, 2007 in Orlando FL. | View | Upload your own Read More

Reports and Briefs: A Profile of the Uninsured in the U.S. Virgin Islands

May. 20, 2004: SHADAC's State Data Series brief profiling the uninsured in the U.S. Virgin Islands, an unincorporated territory of the United States that has one of the highest rates of uninsurance in the U.S. and its territories, but with little information about their uninsured population. May 2004.Read More

Journal Articles: State Efforts to Measure the Health Care Safety Net

Apr. 01, 2004: Blewett, L.A. and T.J. Beebe. "State Efforts to Measure the Health Care Safety Net." Public Health Reports119 (2): 125-135. Read More

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