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North Carolina Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS): Calendar Year 2022 Results
Provides survey data on health behaviors and health status in North Carolina for the year 2022. Covers access to care, wellness, nutrition, chronic conditions, tobacco use, cancer screening and survivorship, COVID-19, disability, race and ethnicity, and more. Includes breakdowns by urban/suburban/rural county.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
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Idaho Chronic Disease Risk and Burden Map
Interactive map highlights the disease burden in Idaho by county. Details county rankings by risk scores for health outcomes for conditions such as cancer, diabetes, and oral health, among others.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
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Prostate Cancer Across North Carolina
Displays National Cancer Institute data on prostate cancer cases and deaths for North Carolina counties via an interactive map and downloadable reports. Reports also contains breakdowns by race and ethnicity.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organizations: Carolina Demography, University of North Carolina Men's Health Program
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Interactive Summary Health Statistics for Adults
Provides estimates of adults impacted by selected health topics such as circular and respiratory diseases, cancer, mental health, insurance coverage, healthcare use and access, and more between 2019-2022 via interactive tables and charts. Allows user to select health topics according to demographic, socio-economic, and geographic variables, such as metropolitan statistical area (MSA), urbanicity, region, and Center for Disease Control (CDC) social vulnerability index (SVI).
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Center for Health Statistics
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Rate of New Cancers in American Indian and Alaska Native, Non-Hispanic
Provides comparative data of American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) cancer rates with White cancer rates. Data can be broken down by sex, Indian Health Service (IHS) region, and type of cancer.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organizations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Cancer Institute, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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Nevada Department of Health and Human Services Data Portal
Dashboard provides data on a variety of population health measures. County level data, including a group of counties defined as rural, are available for topic areas including substance use and misuse; maternal and child health; elderly health; Medicaid enrollment; infectious diseases, cancer, and other health conditions; vaccinations; mortality including suicide; telehealth; and other general population and community health statistics. Includes the DHHS Factbook which reports on the activities of DHHS.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Nevada Department of Health and Human Services
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Iowa Cancer Maps
Displays ZIP code-level Iowa maps by cancer incidence, late stage cancer, and cancer mortality with 2004-2018 data. Includes information on breast, cervical, colorectal, liver, lung, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, prostate, and skin melanoma cancers.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Iowa Cancer Registry
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National Comprehensive Cancer Control Program (NCCCP) Comprehensive Cancer Control Plans
Shares comprehensive cancer control plans for all 50 states, the 6 U.S. affiliated Pacific jurisdictions, Puerto Rico, and several tribes. Outlines how the organizations plan to address cancer in their geographic service area based on the specific needs of the population they serve, including those in rural areas.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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PubMed Search: Rural Cancer Prevention and Treatment
Searches PubMed's collection of journal article citations on cancer and rural health published in the U.S.
Type: Literature Search
Sponsoring organization: U.S. National Library of Medicine
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Cancer Prevention and Treatment in Rural Areas Topic Guide
Provides resources and information on cancer risks, prevention and screening, access to cancer treatment, and cancer survivorship in rural areas.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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