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Rural Health
Resources by Topic: Racial and ethnic groups

Arizona Designation Mapper
An interactive mapping tool for Arizona with data on primary care physicians, race/ethnicity, population, poverty, and uninsurance rates. Geographic areas include health professional shortage and underserved areas, primary care areas, counties, and zip codes.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Arizona Bureau of Health Systems Development
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California Health Interview Survey
Offers detailed data on California's population health, including health conditions, health behaviors, mental health, healthcare access, food security, insurance coverage, and detailed demographics. Provides data in multiple formats: Health Profiles, a web-based interactive database that also allows you to download PDFs with county-level data; Public Use Data Files, which are formatted for statistical analysis programs; and AskCHIS and AskCHIS NE, which offer zip code and city-level data in a web-based interactive database and requires free registration.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: UCLA Center for Health Policy Research
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Recommendations to the Indian Health Service on American Indian/Alaska Native Pregnant Women and Women of Childbearing Age with Opioid Use Disorder
Report details recommendations from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists to the Indian Health Service on best practices for treating pregnant American Indian and Alaska Native women with opioid use disorder (OUD). Discusses screening for OUD, medication-assisted treatment (MAT), and care integration, among other factors.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
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The Tribal Resource Tool: A Searchable Directory of All Services Available for AI/AN Survivors of Crime and Abuse in Indian Country
Features an interactive map highlighting the services for American Indian and Alaska Native survivors of crime and abuse in North America. Provides contact information and web address of service providers.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: National Center for Victims of Crime
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The Unidos Initiative: Mobilizing to Eliminate Barriers to Health and Healthcare in Farmworker Communities
Highlights an initiative to promote health literacy and screenings for skin cancer among farmworkers in AZ and CA. Breaks down program structure and partners.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Bristol-Myers Squib Foundation, Campesinos Sin Fronteras, Farmworker Justice Fund, Inc., Vista Community Clinic
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Smoking & Pregnancy in Underserved Populations: Overcoming Obstacles to Cessation Success
Highlights two programs that seek to reduce smoking rates among pregnant women: one focused on rural Alaska, particularly Alaskan Natives, and one focused on low-income women in Florida.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Institute for Children's Healthcare Quality
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Tribal Nursing Home Best Practices: Trauma and Person-Centered Care
Highlights a report on trauma and person-centered care practices of three tribal nursing homes in Nebraska, Alaska, and South Dakota. Discusses best practices for caring for patients dealing with the repercussions of elder and child abuse, sexual assault, and historical trauma, among other traumatic experiences.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Tribal Nursing Homes: Review of Resources: Caring for Adults with Disabilities
Features a report on long-term care facilities operated by tribal nations and American Indian and Alaska Native organizations and focuses on caring for Native American adults with disabilities. Presents interviews done with the leadership of long-term care facilities in three different tribal communities.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Rural Disaster Health
A collection of resources highlighting guidance for and lessons learned by healthcare practitioners serving rural and tribal communities. Features categories including Critical Access Hospitals, education and training, tribal health resources, and surge planning from urban to rural areas.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
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Oregon's Rural Tribal Clinics
Directory of Oregon's Rural Tribal Health Clinics, not including certified Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), non-certified rural clinics, or Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs).
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: Oregon Office of Rural Health
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