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Resources by Topic: County-by-county data

Midwest Counties are Getting Younger: Median Age Change, 2010 to 2017
Map showing changes in median age of residents for each county between 2010 and 2017, identifying counties where the median age is decreasing and where it is increasing. Based on data from the 2017 Population Estimates.
Date: 06/2018
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Youngest and Oldest Counties: Median Age of U.S. Counties in 2017
Map showing U.S. counties by median age of residents, based on data from the 2017 Population Estimates.
Date: 06/2018
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Rural Poverty Remains Regionally Concentrated
Map showing poverty rates for nonmetropolitan counties, based on 2012-2016 American Community Survey data.
Date: 06/2018
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Prescribing Practices of Rural Physicians Waivered to Prescribe Buprenorphine
Highlights a study on the prescribing practices of rural physicians with buprenorphine waivers, which allow them to provide medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid used disorder. Findings are based on surveys of all rural physicians with a Drug Enforcement Administration prescription waiver. Breaks down data by physician specialty, practice type, and waiver type, among other factors.
Author(s): Holly A. Andrilla, Cynthia Coulthard, Davis G. Patterson
Citation: American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 54(6) S3, S208-S214
Date: 06/2018
Type: Document
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Nebraska Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease by Local Health Department Service Area
Describes the prevalence of obesity, hypertension, cholesterol, and diabetes at the county-level and by the local health department service area using 2015 and 2016 data.
Author(s): Ami Sedani
Date: 05/2018
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
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Nebraska Heart Disease Death Rate by County, 2012-2016
Describes the heart disease death rates in the state of Nebraska at the county-level from 2012 to 2016.
Author(s): Ami Sedani
Date: 05/2018
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
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What Unites and Divides Urban, Suburban and Rural Communities
Report highlights different outcomes and opinions of people in rural, suburban, and urban communities on a number of topics, including demographic shifts, urgent problems, and life satisfaction, among others. Features demographic data, a county level breakdown, and a case study highlighting a rural, suburban, and urban county.
Additional links: Full Report
Author(s): Kim Parker, Juliana Horowitz, Anna Brown, et al.
Date: 05/2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Pew Charitable Trusts
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Wisconsin Health Professional Shortage Areas: Primary Health Care
Shows population-based and facility-based primary health care Federally Designated Health Professional Shortage Areas in Wisconsin.
Date: 04/2018
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Wisconsin Office of Rural Health
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Wisconsin Health Professional Shortage Areas: Mental Health Care
Shows population-based and facility-based mental health care Federally Designated Health Professional Shortage Areas in Wisconsin.
Date: 04/2018
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Wisconsin Office of Rural Health
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Wisconsin Health Professional Shortage Areas: Dental Health Care
Shows population-based and facility-based dental health care Federally Designated Health Professional Shortage Areas in Wisconsin.
Date: 04/2018
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Wisconsin Office of Rural Health
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