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Rural Health
Resources by Topic: Statistics and data

HealthData.gov
A resource for accessing health data sources from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, as well as other federal agencies and some states. Intended to make data easier to use for innovative purposes that improve health.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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Data.gov
A resource for accessing and using data sources from across the federal government. Includes data lists by topic and agency. Also shares examples of how open data is being used by innovators.
Type: Website
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Food Environment Atlas
Web-based mapping tool providing access to county-level data on multiple factors affecting access to healthy, affordable food. Includes information on grocery store availability, food assistance, and food insecurity. Covers data on physical activity, diabetes, obesity, and socioeconomic characteristics.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Health System Data Center
Provides access to state data on health system performance, with the option to compare data across states. Topics covered include healthcare access, quality, cost, and outcomes.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Commonwealth Fund
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WISQARS (Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System)
Interactive database system that provides fatal and nonfatal injury, violent death, and cost of injury data from a variety of sources. Offers fatal injury data available by metropolitan/nonmetro status in the Fatal Injury Reports section. Fatal Injury Mapping section provides access to county-level data.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Wisconsin Public Health Profiles
Provides concise health and demographic information for each county in Wisconsin, regions of the state, and the state as a whole.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
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Louisiana KIDS COUNT Data Center
Provides data on child well-being for the state. Covers demographics, economic well-being, education, family and community, health, and safety and risky behaviors. Some data available by parish.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Annie E. Casey Foundation
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Montana KIDS COUNT Data Center
Provides data on child well-being for the state. Covers demographics, economic well-being, education, family and community, health, and safety and risky behaviors. Some data available by county.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Annie E. Casey Foundation
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State Traffic Safety Information
Provides state traffic safety data and statistics, including rural versus urban traffic fatalities and fatalities per 100 million vehicle miles driven. Covers fatalities information by alcohol-impaired driving, vehicle type, crash type, and person type. County profiles with more limited information are also available. Includes Native America traffic safety statistics by Native American fatalities, all fatalities on reservations, and Native American fatalities on reservations.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
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Health of Asian or Pacific Islander Population
Offers links to various health data for the Asian and Pacific Islander population. Statistics include births, deaths, health status, and healthcare access.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Center for Health Statistics
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