Health Care in Rural America: Use, Affordability, and Access
Report on rural access to healthcare and the overall health of rural adults age 40 and older based on a survey from November 20 to December 18, 2020. Addresses disparities in health, income, and access to health insurance. Presents data on household income, mental health status, chronic conditions, concerns related to visiting healthcare facilities due to COVID-19, and more.
Date: 10/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: AARP view details
Behavioral Health Equity Report 2021
Provides a breakdown and discussion of data drawn from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health from 2015 to 2019. Details youth and adult mental health and substance use indicators by race and ethnicity, income level, and metro or nonmetro county, among others.
Date: 10/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration view details
Income and Poverty in the United States: 2020
Reports on income levels and poverty rates for 2019 and 2020, along with the percent change from 2019 to 2020. Includes statistics for metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas. Based on data from the 2021 and earlier Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplements.
Author(s): Emily A. Shrider, Melissa Kollar, Frances Chen, Jessica Semega Date: 09/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau view details
Redefining Rural: What Rural Prosperity and the Geography of Newly Affluent Rural Communities Tells Us About Rural Development
Examines rural prosperity data and changes for counties that grew in, maintained, or slipped in prosperity from 2000 to 2018, using American Community Survey (ACS) and U.S. Census Bureau data. Offers tables breaking down prosperity according to rates of high school degree holders, poverty rate, employment, housing vacancy, and income, including comparisons between rural and non-rural counties. Presents a case study analysis on rural prosperity in Texas.
Author(s): Kennedy O'Dell Date: 08/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Economic Innovation Group view details
Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Rural America
Highlights a study on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on rural America. Explores outcomes in the areas of physical and mental health, household income, and overall well-being. Discusses shifts in employment and their impact on personal and local economies.
Author(s): J. Tom Mueller, Kathryn McConnell, Paul Berne Burow, et al. Citation: PNAS, 118(1), 2019378118 Date: 01/2021 Type: Document view details
Healthy People 2020 Progress by Population Group
Provides charts and data tables that represent the final status of progress toward Healthy People 2020 target attainments by population group as part of the Healthy People 2020 Final Review. Breaks down progress in specific topic areas for various groupings, including geographic location, which provides rural and urban comparisons, as well as sex, race/ethnicity, educational attainment, family income, and disability status.
Date: 2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics view details
Health Disparities Report 2021
Report examining health disparity trends based on data from America's Health Rankings reports. Offers reports by state and discusses disparities related to social and economic factors, physical environment, clinical care, behaviors, and health outcomes. Most state reports offer data comparisons by metro and non-metro residence.
Executive Brief, State Summaries
Date: 2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: United Health Foundation view details