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Resources by Topic: Statistics and data

Declining Endoscopic Care by Family Physicians in Both Rural and Urban Areas
Results of a study using data from 2014-2016 to determine whether the percentage of family physicians providing endoscopic services has declined in rural as well as urban areas. Features statistics with breakdowns by 3 types of procedures and urban or rural location.
Author(s): Lars E. Peterson, Urooj Nasim, Vashisht Madabhushi
Citation: Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, 32(4), 460-461
Date: 07/2019
Type: Document
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Local Health Department Approaches to Opioid Use Prevention and Response: An Environmental Scan
Summarizes the results of an environmental scan of 198 local health departments (LHDs) regarding their local opioid overdose prevention and response activities. Reports and compares statistics by the size of the population the LHD serves and governance. Discusses efforts and activities related to workforce, clinical and programmatic services, policy, communication, partnership, and data collection. Includes LHD stories from the field.
Author(s): Kamya Raja, Francis Higgins
Date: 07/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Association of County and City Health Officials
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Wisconsin Divided Ten Ways: A Review of Rural-Urban Classification Systems
Provides a high-level overview of core classification systems, and systems that are county-based, census tract-based, ZIP code-based, and municipal-based. Includes county-level maps with shadings indicating levels of population density, based on various definitions of the terms urban and rural.
Date: 07/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Wisconsin Office of Rural Health
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Community Impact and Benefit Activities of Critical Access, Other Rural, and Urban Hospitals, 2017
Details a study on Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) economic and healthcare benefit to rural communities. Looks at services provided, economic health of CAHs, and the effect this has on their communities broadly. Compares CAHs to other rural and urban hospitals.
Author(s): Zachariah Croll, John Gale, Jeremy Zuckero
Date: 07/2019
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Flex Monitoring Team
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U.S. Unemployment Rates, Metro and Nonmetro Areas, 2007-18
Line chart showing metropolitan and nonmetropolitan unemployment rates by year.
Date: 07/2019
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Employment Change in Nonmetro Counties, 2017-18
Map showing nonmetropolitan counties with employment growth in 2017-2018 and counties where employment did not grow or declined.
Date: 07/2019
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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U.S. Wage and Salary Employment (Number of Jobs), Metro and Nonmetro Areas, 2007-17
Line chart showing the percent change in number of jobs for metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas by year.
Date: 07/2019
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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U.S. Labor Force Participation Rates, Metro and Nonmetro Areas, 2008-17
Two side-by-side line charts showing metropolitan and nonmetropolitan labor force participation for adults age 16 and older and for prime age adults, age 25 to 54.
Date: 07/2019
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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U.S. Employment-to-Population Ratios, Metro and Nonmetro Areas, 2008-17
Line chart comparing metropolitan and nonmetropolitan employment-to-population ratios by year.
Date: 07/2019
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Trends in Clinical Research Including Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Participants Funded by the US National Institute of Health, 1992 to 2018
Study in which data from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) system was used to find NIH-funded research focused on Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander populations. Features statistics including dollar amounts allocated to research, and funding amounts provided to various projects and organizations, with breakdowns by select states plus the District of Columbia and Guam.
Author(s): Lan N. Doan, Yumie Takata, Kari-Lyn K. Sakuma
Citation: JAMA Network Open 2(7)
Date: 07/2019
Type: Document
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