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Variation in Dental Hygiene Scope of Practice by State
Presents a state-by-state breakdown of allowable tasks to be performed by dental hygienists. Data presented in an infographic detailing the scope of practice in each state.
Additional links: Full Report
Date: 2016
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: Oral Health Workforce Research Center
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QuickStats: Percentage of U.S. Adults Who Looked up Health Information on the Internet in the Past Year, by Type of Locality - National Health Interview Survey, 2012–2014
Bar chart showing the percentage of adults who searched for health information online, comparing rates for those living in metropolitan and nonmetro counties.
Author(s): Deborah D. Ingram, Shilpa Bengeri
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 64(49), 1367
Date: 12/2015
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged 18-64 Years Who Did Not Get or Delayed Medical Care in the Past Year Because of Cost, by Type of Locality - National Health Interview Survey, 2012-2014
Chart showing the percentage of adults living in metropolitan compared to nonmetropolitan areas who delayed seeking or obtaining medical care because of worry about cost.
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 64(44),1259
Date: 11/2015
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Disability and Poverty Rates among Rural Veterans Have Increased from 2008 to 2014
Bar chart showing the rates of disability and poverty for rural veterans compared to rural non-veterans, highlighting changes from 2008 to 2014.
Date: 11/2015
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Nonmetro Unemployment Rates Have Declined, but Remain Highest for Adults with the Lowest Levels of Education
Chart showing unemployment rates for rural adults year-by-year for 2007-2014, for those with less than a high school diploma, a high school diploma, some college, an associate's degree, a bachelor's degree, or graduate/professional degree.
Date: 10/2015
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Nonmetro Hispanics Tend to Be Younger than Non-Hispanics
Chart comparing Hispanic to non-Hispanic rural population for different age ranges. Accompanying text compares the rural non-Hispanic to Hispanic population for birth rates, median age, and change in population from 2010-14.
Date: 09/2015
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Rates for Suicide, by Urbanization of County of Residence - United States, 2004 and 2013
Bar chart comparing suicide rates in nonmetropolitan and metropolitan counties, with data for 2004 and 2013. Shows higher suicide rates for less urbanized counties.
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 64(14), 401
Date: 04/2015
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Who Average ≤6 Hours of Sleep, by Family Income Group and Metropolitan Status of Residence - National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2013
Chart showing the percent of people who slept six hours or less daily, grouped by income level. Includes data for the United States as a whole, metropolitan, and non-metropolitan areas.
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 64(12), 335
Date: 04/2015
Type: Chart/Graph
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QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Rates for Cold-Related Deaths, by U.S. Census Region and Metropolitan Status of Place of Occurrence - United States, 2010–2013
Bar chart comparing rural to urban death rates related to cold exposure and hypothermia, by region for the Northeast, Midwest, South, and West.
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 64(09), 260
Date: 03/2015
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Homicide Rates, by Urbanization of County of Residence - United States, 2004 and 2013
Bar chart comparing 2004 and 2013 homicide rates in urban and rural counties.
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 64(05), 133
Date: 02/2015
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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