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Resources by Topic: Rural-urban differences

The Alabama Community Health Resource Guide
Provides guidance for grassroots organizations and health professionals to identify local and regional health status issues, integrate rural healthcare issues into economic development and community planning, assist communities with grant writing, and provide baseline health data for the evaluation of community programs.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Alabama Office of Primary Care and Rural Health, Alabama Rural Health Association, National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health
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The Rural Data Portal
Provides over 350 data indicators identifying social, economic, and housing characteristics of communities in the United States. Utilizes the Housing Assistance Council (HAC) tabulations of public use data sets, including the Census of Population and Housing, the American Community Survey (ACS), and Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Data.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Housing Assistance Council
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Medicare Advantage: National and State Enrollment Tables and Maps
A list of tables and maps identifying enrollment in Medicare Advantage and other prepaid plans by state. Tables 3, 4, and 5 show rural by state.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis
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State Traffic Safety Information
Provides state traffic safety data and statistics, including rural versus urban traffic fatalities and fatalities per 100 million vehicle miles driven. Covers fatalities information by alcohol-impaired driving, vehicle type, crash type, and person type. County profiles with more limited information are also available. Includes Native America traffic safety statistics by Native American fatalities, all fatalities on reservations, and Native American fatalities on reservations.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
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ERS State Fact Sheet: Oklahoma
State-level data on population, poverty, food security, educational attainment, employment, and income. Includes data for rural areas, urban areas, and the state as a whole.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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ERS State Fact Sheet: Kansas
State-level data on population, poverty, food security, educational attainment, employment, and income. Includes data for rural areas, urban areas, and the state as a whole.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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ERS State Fact Sheet: Kentucky
State-level data on population, poverty, food security, educational attainment, employment, and income. Includes data for rural areas, urban areas, and the state as a whole.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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ERS State Fact Sheet: Louisiana
State-level data on population, poverty, food security, educational attainment, employment, and income. Includes data for rural areas, urban areas, and the state as a whole.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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ERS State Fact Sheet: South Carolina
State-level data on population, poverty, food security, educational attainment, employment, and income. Includes data for rural areas, urban areas, and the state as a whole.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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ERS State Fact Sheet: Maine
State-level data on population, poverty, food security, educational attainment, employment, and income. Includes data for rural areas, urban areas, and the state as a whole.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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