The Appalachian Region: A Data Overview from the 2017-2021 American Community Survey Chartbook
State- and county-level information on population, age, race and ethnicity, housing occupancy, education, labor force, employment, income, health insurance coverage, disability, and veteran status, for the 13 Appalachian states. Features statistics with breakdowns by 5 levels of population density. Includes data explorer options for Appalachian categories such as population and age, education, income and poverty, computer and broadband access, rural Appalachia versus rural America, and employment and commuting.
Author(s): Kelvin Pollard, Sara Srygley, Linda A. Jacobsen Date: 06/2023 Type: Website Sponsoring organizations: Appalachian Regional Commission, Population Reference Bureau view details
Inflation Does Vary Between Rural and Urban Minnesota
Examines inflation differences between rural and urban Minnesota and discusses issues such as demand, supply chain, and workforce shortages. Includes rural versus urban comparisons of expenses, discretionary income, and total income.
Author(s): Marnie Werner Date: 06/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Center for Rural Policy and Development view details
Rural NC at a Glance
Fact sheet on North Carolina's rural counties. Provides statistics on topics including population and age, race and ethnicity, poverty, income, education, health workforce, uninsured population, employment and economy, and agriculture.
Date: 05/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: North Carolina Rural Center view details
Retaining A Rural Nursing Workforce: It Takes A Village
A podcast that discusses attracting and retaining nurses in rural areas. Focuses on the University of Vermont Health Network and how they addressed the nursing shortage, such as focusing on staff well-being, creating a positive work environment, and investing in higher pay for nurses.
Date: 05/2023 Type: Audio Sponsoring organization: American Hospital Association view details
2022 Indiana Kids Count Data Book: 28th Edition of a Profile of Hoosier Youth
Provides comprehensive data on child well-being in Indiana with a focus on family and community, health, economic well-being, and education. Discusses topics such as abuse and neglect, mental health, child welfare policies, injuries, disabilities, substance use, sexual activity, housing, food insecurity, and more. Includes data broken down by county and focused on rural populations.
Date: 05/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Indiana Youth Institute view details
Mental Health of Agricultural Adolescents and Adults: Preliminary Results of a Five-year Study
Surveyed 122 farm families in 2021 to analyze symptoms of depression and anxiety in farm adults and their children as well as correlation between mental health and finances using the Family Stress Model. Participant characteristics include rurality and various physical and mental health measures.
Author(s): Josie M. Rudolphi, Richard L. Berg Citation: Frontiers in Public Health, 11, 1056487 Date: 03/2023 Type: Document view details
Community Sociodemographics and Rural Hospital Survival Analysis
Policy brief highlights the specific sociodemographic characteristics of rural communities that correlate with hospitals that are in financial distress. Examines the community factors for 985 rural hospitals in financial distress according to the Financial Distress Index from 2010 to 2019.
Author(s): Claudia A. Rhoades, Brian E. Whitacre, Alison F. Davis Date: 01/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Center for Economic Analysis of Rural Health view details