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Resources by Topic: Statistics and data

The COVID-19 Pandemic and Rural America
Provides an overview of how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting rural areas. Includes charts and maps showing the spread of COVID-19 in rural areas and unemployment during the pandemic.
Date: 12/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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COVID-19 in Appalachia
Offers information, data, and resources for addressing COVID-19 in the Appalachian region. Includes county level COVID-19 confirmed case counts with economic status and its impact on key socioeconomic indicators. Provides additional information for Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) grantees.
Date: 12/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Appalachian Regional Commission
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U.S. County Unemployment Rates During the Week of September 12, 2020
Map showing county-level unemployment rates.
Date: 12/2020
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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U.S. Monthly Unemployment Rates in Metro and Nonmetro Areas, January 2007 to October 2020
Line chart show unemployment rates for metropolitan and nonmetro areas.
Date: 12/2020
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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U.S. Unemployment Rates by County Economic Type and Metro Status, Week Including September 12, 2020
Bar chart showing unemployment rates for metropolitan and nonmetro counties by economic type for counties dependent on farming, mining, manufacturing, government, and recreation and for counties that are nonspecialized.
Date: 12/2020
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Cumulative Confirmed COVID-19 Cases per 100,000 Residents by County on December 7, 2020
Map showing county-level data on COVID-19 cases.
Date: 12/2020
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Cumulative Confirmed COVID-19 Cases per 100,000 Residents by County Economic Type and Metro Status on December 7, 2020
Bar chart comparing COVID-19 cases in metropolitan and nonmetro counties by economic type for counties dependent on farming, mining, manufacturing, government, and recreation and for counties that are nonspecialized.
Date: 12/2020
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Cumulative Confirmed COVID-19 Cases per 100,000 Residents in Metro and Nonmetro Areas, March 1 to December 7, 2020
Line chart comparing COVID-19 cases in metropolitan and nonmetro areas.
Date: 12/2020
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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New COVID-19 Cases since March 1, 2020: Comparing Rural Counties with 20 Percent or More Employment in Meatpacking to All Other Rural Counties in the United States
Line chart comparing COVID-19 cases in nonmetro meatpacking-dependent counties to cases in all other nonmetro counties.
Date: 12/2020
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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2019 National and State Healthcare-Associated Infections Progress Report
Examines progress on reducing health-care associated infection rates for 6 types of infections in Acute Care Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities, and Long-term Acute Care Hospitals. Compares observed versus expected infection rates using 2015 baseline data. Includes national and state data tables on infection-specific standardized infection ratios (SIRs) and standardized utilization ratios (SURs) for each facility type.
Additional links: Data Archive
Date: 12/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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