Programmatic Initiatives

Housed within the University of Mississippi Center for Population Studies, the Institute for Community-Based Research is engaged in several research projects and initiatives. For more information, see these links.

Right! from the Start: Health Disparities and Birth Outcomes

New Pathways to Health Initiative

Also see the ICBR News Blog


Mississippi Mosaic – Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Mississippi

Strategic Data for Farmers and Cooperative Development

Sources for May 2012 Community Assessment for Health and Development Project Workshop

  • Useful Secondary Data Sources for Population Studies. (Link to PDF).
  • U.S. Census Bureau. 2009. “A Compass for Understanding and Using American Community Survey Data: What Researchers Need to Know.” (Link to Website with PDF).
  • U.S. Census Bureau. 2010. “The New American Factfinder Classroom Training.” (Link to PDF).
  • Decennial Census and American Community Survey Data files for Statistical Analysis Workshop, Fall 2012 (Excel file – MS_County_Data_Revised_SOC_502)