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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
The State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC) is a program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and a part of the Health Policy and Management Division of the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota.