Videos & Infographs

  • Mississippi Adult Health Coverage Profile 2019 Data

    Tuesday, October 26th, 2021

    Researchers from the State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC) at the University of Minnesota compiled Mississippi data from the 2019 United States Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (ACS) at the request of the Center for Mississippi Health Policy. The … Continue reading

  • Postpartum Medicaid

    Addressing gaps in coverage to improve maternal health
    Tuesday, October 26th, 2021

    Receiving medical care at all stages of childbearing from preconception and pregnancy to delivery and postpartum has implications for women’s health, infant health, and later episodes of pregnancy. This brief explores the postpartum period when some women are at risk … Continue reading

  • What is Health Policy?

    How Health Policy Can Benefit Mississippi
    Tuesday, September 14th, 2021

    A video that describes the basics of what health policy is and how it relates to public health in Mississippi.

  • Unintended Pregnancy In Mississippi

    Based On Combined Survey Results Conducted from 2009 to 2011
    Tuesday, September 14th, 2021

    In 2011, 45% of pregnancies in the United States were unintended. Mississippi’s percentage of unintended pregnancy was far higher at 56%. Pregnancy intention is tracked by state and federal public health agencies through annual surveys of women 15-44 who have … Continue reading