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Resources by Topic: Mortality

South Carolina County Health Profiles
Dashboard providing interactive county health data. Covers births, prenatal care, infant mortality, chronic disease, health behaviors, demographics, healthcare access, and more. Allows county-by-county comparisons.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
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Mississippi Statistically Automated Health Resource System (MSTAHRS)
Database providing vital records data for the state of Mississippi. Covers births, pregnancy, deaths, early elective delivery, infant deaths, population, marriage, and divorce. Data can be queried by year, age group, race, ethnicity, place of residence, and more.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Mississippi State Department of Health
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Alabama Public Health Statistical Query System
Database of information on births and deaths in Alabama, using Alabama Center for Health Statistics data beginning in the year 1990. Natality and mortality data can be queried by county, race, sex, age group, and more.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Alabama Department of Public Health
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Overdose Prevention in Rural Communities
Provides guidance for rural communities working to prevent drug overdoses. Highlights strategies and resources to help rural communities address substance use disorder (SUD), build coalitions, collect data, and address stigma, among other measures.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Overdose Prevention Network
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Oklahoma Perinatal and Reproductive Health Dashboard
Dashboard of data related to births, infant deaths, and stillbirths in Oklahoma between 2010 and 2021. Includes county-level data.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State Department of Health
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California Overdose Surveillance Dashboard
Dashboard of overdose data for California at the state and county levels. Includes mortality, emergency department visits, hospitalizations, and prescription data. Data can be broken down by age, opioid type, race, sex, and more.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: California Department of Public Health
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Pregnancy Mortality Surveillance System
Provides information on trends and statistics regarding pregnancy-related deaths in the U.S. Includes mortality rates by race/ethnicity, causes, and rural versus urban location.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Kansas Palliative Care 5-Year State Plan: 2022-2027
Provides an overview of the 2022-2027 Kansas palliative care plan, with a focus on access, education and healthcare workforce training, public and community awareness, and emergency preparedness and disaster planning. Includes palliative care access strategies that are specific to rural and frontier areas, as well as a county-level map that shows data on palliative care needs according to mortality rates.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Department of Health and Environment
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Wisconsin Population Estimates
Provides regional and county-level data pages on population demographics in Wisconsin, broken down by sex and age.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
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Heart Disease and Stroke In Arizona: 2019 Burden Report
Overview of cardiovascular disease and mortality in Arizona. Includes county-level data from 2017 and discusses risk factors, hospitalization, and prevention and management strategies. Lists goals to improve outcomes for Arizona residents, including rural residents.
Author(s): Michelle Sandoval-Rosario, Teresa Aseret-Manygoats, Carmen Batista, et al.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Arizona Department of Health Services
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