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Rural Health
Resources by Topic: Research methods and resources

Rural Health Research Gateway Videos
Collection of videos featuring rural health researchers discussing their work and describing the role of the federally-funded rural health research centers.
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Research Gateway
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Rural Taxonomy of Population and Health-Resource Characteristics
Identifies and classifies comparable rural communities and places based on features associated with population and health resources. Contains documentation on the development and the methodology of the taxonomy, and a U.S. map, state maps, and tables of rural Primary Care Service Areas (PCSA) classified by their taxonomy.
Additional links: Policy Brief, Technical Report
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis
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Health Workforce Research Centers
Information on the centers funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration to conduct policy-relevant research on the health workforce.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Bureau of Health Workforce
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Rural Health Research Gateway
Provides access to all of the research and findings of the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy's (FORHP) Rural Health Research and Policy Analysis Centers. Covers current and completed research projects and publications resulting from those projects. Includes information about the research centers and individual researchers.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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Conducting Rural Health Research, Needs Assessment, and Program Evaluation Topic Guide
An overview of rural health research, needs assessments, and program evaluation, with tools and resources to support these activities. Discusses the roles each of these activities play in helping rural stakeholders understand rural health needs and identify effective interventions.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Rural Health Research Centers and Analysis Initiatives
Identifies currently and previously funded Federal Office of Rural Health Policy rural health research centers and rural health policy analysis initiatives.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Research Gateway
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