racial/ethnic issues, 358, 362, 372, 419

rural areas, 250, 376

safety-net providers, 219

service, 373-374, 387-395

service learning, 373-374, 391-392

wages of faculty and staff, 361, 365-366

Access to services, 22, 24, 25, 32, 212, 213-220

see also Health insurance;

Managed care organizations;

Outreach;

Safetynet services

community health centers, 153-154, 215, 219

community-level collaborations, 192, 451

federal guarantees, 168

hospitals, 63

minorities, 63, 222-223, 233

obesity, 81

population-level studies and interventions, 71

public health agency/delivery system collaboration, 244, 257

public transportation, 36

race/ethnicity, 62-63

social connectedness, 65

socioeconomic status, 233, 239

transportation, 36, 238

Accidents and injuries, 20-21

community-level collaborations, 192, 198, 253

seat belts, xv, 73-74, 240

teen driving behavior, 386

uninsured, emergency care, 217-218

workplace, 276, 277, 284-288

Accountability, xiv, 4, 7, 33, 34, 101, 444

Department of Health and Human Resources funding, 115, 150

emergency preparedness, 147

federal agency organization, 163

local government, 415

public health agencies, 413

public health leadership and, 121-122

Accreditation of institutions

hospitals, 157

public health agencies, 9, 155, 156, 157-158

schools of public health, 360-361, 368

Administration for Children and Families, 114

Administration on Aging, 114

Adolescents, 187, 451, 458

see also School-based interventions

Advocates for Youth, 328

alcohol abuse, 278

diabetes management, 386

employment, 203

immunizations, 223

parental expectations and teen behaviors, 386

smoking, 321

teenage pregnancy, 203, 340

Advertising, 307-308, 323-324, 337

alcoholic beverages, 76

community-based collaborations, 196, 197

media advocacy, 338

population-level studies and interventions, 76

professional education, 240

public service announcements, 15, 319-324

social marketing, 14, 117, 125, 201, 282, 299, 319, 326, 333-338

tobacco, 76, 196

Advocacy

AIDS, 310

committee study at hand, methodology, xiv

community-level collaborations, 190, 192, 202, 255, 458

diet, 340

media, 338-341

obesity, 81

public health infrastructure, 100

public health worker training, 117

Advocates for Youth, 328

African Americans, 61, 62

community-level collaboration, 190, 191, 197-198, 444-449

digital divide, 331-332

health care professionals of African American origin, 235

health insurance coverage and preventive care, 222-223

infant morality, 20, 21

oral disease, 230

poverty, 63

religious influences, 190, 191, 194

Age factors, xii

see also Adolescents;

Children;

Elderly persons;

Longevity

AIDS, media coverage, 309



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