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Rural Health
Resources by Topic: Statistics and data

Rural Wisconsin Today: The Status and Trends of Rural Wisconsin
Compiles key indicators on the status and trends of rural Wisconsin. Includes definitions of rural, employment and income, education and schools, healthcare, housing, and more.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Wisconsin Rural Partners
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Selecting Rural Data in American FactFinder
Step-by-step guide showing 2 methods for selecting rural data from the U.S. Census Bureau's American FactFinder tool, which provides access to a wide range of statistics describing the U.S. population. Learn how to use the Geographic Comparison Tables and direct selection of locations to identify data for use in rural health grant applications, community health needs assessments, and more.
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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West Virginia Health Data Portal
A database of healthcare workforce supply and demand data, medical specialties, the number of providers in an area, access to food, and the driving distance to a clinic, medical office, or hospital.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: West Virginia Rural Health Association
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County Population Growth Between 2012 and 2013 and the Primary Source of Population Change
Shows the percent growth in population by county and source of population change. Select a county to see information on births, deaths, and net migration. By moving the slider, you can switch between the percent change and the primary source of growth in counties that are gaining population.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Medicare Chronic Conditions Dashboards
Provides access to regional, state, county, and hospital referral region statistics on prevalence, utilization, and Medicare spending for Medicare beneficiaries with chronic conditions and multiple chronic conditions.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS)
Provides data on healthcare access, healthcare quality, health services utilization, cost, and payment methods. Also provides data on health insurance coverage, cost, scope, and breadth. Some topics include metropolitan and nonmetropolitan data.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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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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County Health Rankings and Roadmaps: Find More Data
Identifies and describes state and national data sources that provide county-level data on topics relevant to health.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: County Health Rankings & Roadmaps
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Medicare Geographic Variation Dashboards: State and County
Access to state and county-level data on variations in standardized per capita costs for the Medicare fee-for-service population. Includes trend data and comparison to national and state averages. In the county dashboard, select a state by clicking the map.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Interactive Atlas of Heart Disease and Stroke
State and county maps and data on heart disease and stroke, with data available by demographic group. Includes county-level healthcare cost data for Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries. Also covers social and environmental determinants, availability of health services, and location of health care facilities.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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