An interactive, searchable database of all of The Trust’s publications, mostly in English, from its 30 years of serving Coloradans.Showing 10 of 202 results
August 2007
Colorado Healthy People 2010: Obesity Prevention – Evaluation

This report shows that participants in obesity prevention programs under this initiative made modest, but positive behavior changes and—most importantly—sustained them for a year following the end of the program. Conducted by the National Research Center, the four-and-a-half year longitudinal study measured behavior changes and examined what individual, community and programmatic characteristics contributed to sustainable behavior change.

August 2007
Colorado Healthy People 2010: Obesity Prevention – Evaluation Summary

This brief summary of the full report shows that participants in these obesity prevention programs under this initiative made modest, but positive behavior changes and—most importantly—sustained them for a year following the end of the program. Conducted by the National Research Center, the four-and-a-half year longitudinal study measured behavior changes and examined what individual, community and programmatic characteristics contributed to sustainable behavior change.

January 2009
Colorado Household Survey Issue Brief - A Profile of Coloradans Affected by an Individual Mandate

The 2008-09 Colorado Household Survey (COHS) was initiated to collect information on the health insurance status of Coloradans. The COHS was sponsored by the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing and funded by The Colorado Trust in an effort to more accurately assess the issues surrounding health insurance coverage in Colorado, and provide baseline information about health care coverage and access in anticipation of state and national health reform efforts. Using data from the COHS, this issue brief summarizes the implications of a federally imposed individual mandate on uninsured Coloradans.

January 2009
Colorado Household Survey Issue Brief - A Profile of Colorado's Uninsured Population

The 2008-09 Colorado Household Survey (COHS) was initiated to collect information on the health insurance status of Coloradans. The COHS was sponsored by the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing and funded by The Colorado Trust in an effort to more accurately assess the issues surrounding health insurance coverage in Colorado, and provide baseline information about health care coverage and access in anticipation of state and national health reform efforts. Using data from the COHS, this issue brief provides an overview of uninsured Coloradans, how long they experience uninsurance and discusses the correlates of being uninsured, including employment status, the size of the firms in which they work, annual income and where in the state the burden of being uninsured is most acutely felt.

January 2009
Colorado Household Survey Issue Brief - A Regional Profile of Colorado's Uninsured Population

The 2008-09 Colorado Household Survey (COHS) was initiated to collect information on the health insurance status of Coloradans. The COHS was sponsored by the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing and funded by The Colorado Trust in an effort to more accurately assess the issues surrounding health insurance coverage in Colorado, and provide baseline information about health care coverage and access in anticipation of state and national health reform efforts. Using data from the COHS, this issue brief provides an analysis of regional differences in uninsured rates and examines the socio-demographic factors that may explain the observed differences.

January 2011
Colorado Household Survey Issue Brief - Reaching "Mixed Insured" Families: A Key to Success of the Health Insurance Exchange

Thirty percent of Coloradans—1.5 million people—live in families where some members have health insurance and others don't. Many in this group are uninsured parents with insured children. But research shows that parents without insurance tend to delay or do without care for their insured children. This brief examines "mixed insurance" families and the challenge they present to policymakers and advocates who want to improve health care access for children.

January 2009
Colorado Household Survey Issue Brief - The Relationship Between Insurance Coverage and Access to a Regular Source of Health Care

The 2008-09 Colorado Household Survey (COHS) was initiated to collect information on the health insurance status of Coloradans. The COHS was sponsored by the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing and funded by The Colorado Trust in an effort to more accurately assess the issues surrounding health insurance coverage in Colorado, and provide baseline information about health care coverage and access in anticipation of state and national health reform efforts. Using data from the COHS, this issue brief summarizes findings that examine the relationship between insurance status, access to a usual source of health care and utilization of health care services.

January 2011
Colorado Household Survey Issue Brief – Uninsured Coloradans: Who Will be Newly Covered Under Health Care Reform? Who Will Remain Uninsured?

If recent federal and state reforms were in place today, the number of uninsured Coloradans would be reduced by more than two-thirds. Who would be newly insured, and how? Who would remain uninsured? Examination of the health status and health care needs of those who will be newly covered provides insights into the implications of expanding coverage.

January 2011
Colorado Household Survey Issue Brief – Why Coloradans are Uninsured and the Likely Effects of Health Care Reform?

Approximately 14 percent of Coloradans do not have health insurance. While the reasons vary by demographic and employment-related factors, overwhelmingly the number one reason is cost. The numerous reasons Coloradans report for being uninsured are examined, as well as how recent state and federal health care reforms might mitigate these factors.

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An interactive, searchable database of all of The Trust’s publications from its 30 years of serving Coloradans.