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Rural Health
Resources by Topic: Social determinants of health

DATA2020
Interactive tool to explore data and technical information related to the Healthy People 2020 objectives. Includes data for metropolitan and nonmetro locations for some topics. After selecting a topic and measure, choose "View data by group" and look for Geographic Location to find rural/urban data. Topics addressed include healthcare access, health-related behaviors, specific health conditions, specific populations, and more.
Additional links: Health Disparities Widget
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Healthy People
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U.S. Diabetes Surveillance System
Provides access to national, state, and county-level data and trends for diabetes and diabetes-related concerns. Select "indicators" to view additional data options, including burden of diabetes, preventive care, health status and disability, risk factors, and diabetes-related end-stage renal disease. Also includes data on social determinants of health that have the potential to impact diabetes health disparities.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Quick Maps of Heart Disease, Stroke, and Socio-economic Conditions
A collection of maps showing county-level data on heart disease and stroke hospitalization and mortality by race/ethnicity, as well as Medicare cost of care per capita, and selected social determinants of health.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Virginia Health Data Portal
Interactive tool that provides health related data for the state of Virginia. Includes information about cancer, chronic disease, communicable disease, demographics, drinking water, heath behavior, injury and violence, maternal and child health, opioid addiction, sexually transmitted infection, and social determinants of health.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Virginia Department of Health
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NACo County Explorer
Provides national maps showing county-level data on a wide range of indicators. Includes data related to health status, healthcare services, demographics, and the social determinants of health. Includes data on COVID-19 cases and vaccine administration.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: National Association of Counties
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Mapping the Measure of America
State and county-level maps showing key health indicators related to access, health behaviors, and health outcomes. Also covers indicators that impact health, like educational attainment and income.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Measure of America
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National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP) AtlasPlus
Provides access to state and county-level data on HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, tuberculosis, chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis. Also includes data on the social determinants of health and state-level data on the rural population.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Rural Pro Bono Project
Describes a 1999-2003 American Bar Association initiative focused on access to legal services for rural, low-income people. Includes a guide to help legal services providers, bar associations, and volunteer lawyer programs seeking to serve clients in rural areas. Also provides access to a clearinghouse of related resources.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: American Bar Association
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