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Resources by Topic: Rural-urban differences

Annual Insurance Update 2024: Health Insurance in Kansas
Reports on health insurance coverage across Kansas and nationwide, including 2009-2022 trends in coverage. Presents 2021 county-level data on uninsured rates by age group and urban/rural classification, as well as Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) enrollment by county.
Author(s): Angela S Wu, Kaci Cink, Cynthia Snyder, Wen-Chieh Lin
Date: 04/2024
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Health Institute
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North Carolina Medicaid Expansion: A Rural Perspective
Reports on expanded Medicaid coverage in rural North Carolina using state-level monthly enrollment data. Compares expansion enrollment in rural, suburban, and urban counties, and evaluates whether enrollment is associated with poverty at the county level.
Author(s): Dalton Bailey
Date: 04/2024
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: North Carolina Rural Center
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Preventable Early Deaths in the United States, 2010-2022
Using the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Vital Statistics System data, offers state level rural and urban data for preventable deaths in people younger than 80. Death causes include unintentional injury, chronic lower respiratory disease, heart disease, stroke, and cancer.
Author(s): Macarena C. GarcĂ­a
Date: 04/2024
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Child Nutrition Program Operations During the COVID-19 Pandemic, July 2020 through December 2021 School Meals Operations Study, Year 2 Report (Final)
Describes trends in Child Nutrition (CN) Program program participation during the COVID-19 pandemic, from July 2020 through December 2021. Builds on a previous report that presents data on the number of meals served, operational and financial challenges of state agencies and local program operators, and the use of COVID-19 Child Nutrition nationwide waivers.
Additional links: Report Summary
Author(s): Liana Washburn, Veronica Severn, Brett Eiffes, et al.
Date: 04/2024
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Arizona Rural Maternity Care
Offers data on rural maternity healthcare access and mortality in Arizona. Highlights rural and urban comparisons of healthcare access and health insurance coverage. Includes recommendations for improving access and mortality rates.
Author(s): Bryna Koch, Daniel Derksen
Date: 04/2024
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Arizona Center for Rural Health
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NCHS Rapid Surveys System: Swimming
Interactive data showing swimming ability, drowning risk behaviors, and CPR training. Includes data breakdown by urbanicity and other demographic and geographic characteristics. Data gathered by the National Center for Health Statistics between October and November 2023.
Date: 04/2024
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: National Center for Health Statistics
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NCHS Rapid Surveys System: Technology-Facilitated Sexual Violence
Data tables showing adults that have experienced or been threatened with technology-facility sexual violence. Includes data breakdown by urbanicity and other demographic and geographic characteristics. Data gathered by the National Center for Health Statistics between October and November 2023.
Date: 04/2024
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: National Center for Health Statistics
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NCHS Rapid Surveys System: Illegal Drugs and Naloxone (Narcan) Awareness
Interactive data showing awareness of and perspectives on access to prescription medication, illegal drugs, and naloxone. Includes data breakdown by urbanicity and other demographic and geographic characteristics. Data gathered by the National Center for Health Statistics between October and November 2023.
Date: 04/2024
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: National Center for Health Statistics
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NCHS Rapid Surveys System: Fit Testing of Hearing Protection Devices
Data tables showing hearing protection use in occupational settings data. Includes data breakdown by urbanicity and other demographic and geographic characteristics. Data gathered by the National Center for Health Statistics between October and November 2023.
Date: 04/2024
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: National Center for Health Statistics
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NCHS Rapid Surveys System: ADHD
Interactive data showing Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) diagnosis, treatment, and telehealth service use data. Includes an analysis of diagnoses by age with a breakdown of patient characteristics including urbanicity and other demographics. Data gathered by the National Center for Health Statistics in November 2023.
Date: 04/2024
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: National Center for Health Statistics
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