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Resources by Topic: State-by-state data

2022 Kids Count Data Book: State Trends in Child Well-Being
Reports on the trends in overall child wellness, economic well-being, education, health, and family and community support for children nationwide. Includes state-by-state comparisons for each category.
Date: 08/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Annie E. Casey Foundation
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Coronavirus (Covid-19) Data in the United States
Series of data files with cumulative counts of coronavirus cases by state and county, over time. Based on data from state and local governments and health departments collected by the New York Times. Publicly available for noncommercial public use, with attribution. Requires technical and data expertise.
Date: 08/2022
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: New York Times
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Traffic Safety Facts, 2020 Data: Older Population
National data on traffic crashes involving drivers age 65 and older. Features statistics from 2011-2020 with breakdowns by sex, age group, blood alcohol concentrations, state, and rural or urban location.
Date: 07/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
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Traffic Safety Facts, 2020 Data: Rural/Urban Comparison of Motor Vehicle Traffic Fatalities
Reports 2020 Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) data describing fatal motor vehicle crashes. Provides rural versus urban statistics for fatal motor vehicle crashes by light condition, age group, speeding, alcohol use, seat belt use, and rollover crashes.
Date: 07/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
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Traffic Safety Facts, 2020 Data: Bicyclists and Other Cyclists
National data on fatal and non-fatal traffic crashes involving bicyclists and other cyclists, including riders of two-wheel, non-motorized vehicles, tricycles, and unicycles powered solely by pedals. Features statistics from 2011-2020 with breakdowns including fatality and injury rates, age group, sex, time of day and day of the week, alcohol involvement, blood alcohol concentrations of riders, vehicle type and impact point, fatality rates by state, and rural or urban location.
Date: 06/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
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Traffic Safety Facts, 2020 Data: Passenger Vehicles
National data on traffic crashes involving passenger vehicles. Features statistics from 2011-2020 with breakdowns by vehicle type, time of day, fatalities, and state, among other measures. Includes breakdowns by rural and urban locations.
Date: 06/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
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2022 Scorecard on State Health System Performance
Evaluates state health systems on a state-by-state basis. Enables comparison between state health systems across 56 measures, such as access and affordability, prevention and treatment, and the impact of COVID-19, among others.
Author(s): David C. Radley, Jesse C. Baumgartner, Sara R. Collins
Date: 06/2022
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Commonwealth Fund
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Focus on School-based Mental Health for Rural Central Virginia's Youth
Policy brief highlighting the increasing need for mental health care among the rural youth population of central Virginia and in the U.S. in general. Explores the effect that pandemic-related school shutdowns have had on youth mental health, and the stigma surrounding mental health care in rural areas. Features statistics on suicide rates per 100,000 population with breakdowns by sex and rural or urban location, and student to school psychologist ratios from 2019-2020 with breakdowns by state.
Author(s): Sety Abooali
Date: 06/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Virginia State Office of Rural Health
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Traffic Safety Facts, 2020 Data: Pedestrians
National data on fatal and nonfatal traffic crashes involving pedestrians. Features statistics from 2011-2020 with breakdowns by sex, age group, blood alcohol concentrations of drivers and pedestrians, state, and rural or urban location.
Date: 05/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
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A Snapshot of the Nation's Housing Stock
Shows housing unit estimates between July 2020 and July 2021 on a county-level U.S. map.
Date: 05/2022
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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