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Rural Unemployment Rates Declined for All Education Levels from 2010 to 2015
Line chart showing unemployment rates from 2010 through 2015 for rural residents with the following levels of educational attainment: less than high school, high school, some college, associate's degree, bachelor's degree or higher.
Date: 2017
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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The Number and Share of Veterans Living in Rural America Is Declining
Bar chart showing the percentage of veterans living in rural areas in 2007 compared to 2014, by service period.
Date: 05/2016
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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QuickStats: Percentage of Children and Adolescents Aged ≤17 Years Whose Usual Place of Sick Care is a Clinic or Health Center, by Race/Ethnicity and Metropolitan Status of Residence - National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2014
Chart showing the percentage of children who typically go to a clinic or health center when sick, as opposed to a doctor's office or the emergency room. Identifies children by race/ethnicity and metro/non-metro status. Analysis did not include children without a usual place of sick care.
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 65(4), 99
Date: 02/2016
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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QuickStats: Percentage of Youths Aged 10–17 Years Who Did Not Receive a Well-Child Checkup in the Past 12 Months, by Metropolitan Status of Residence - National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2008-2014
Chart showing the percent of children who did not receive a well-child check-up in the past year, comparing rates for those living in metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas.
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 64(52),1410
Date: 01/2016
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Poverty and Employment Indicators for Nonmetro Counties by Educational Attainment, 2009-14
Bar chart comparing rural counties where 20% or more of the adult population lack a high school diploma to other rural counties, for poverty, child poverty, and unemployment.
Date: 01/2016
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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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
Line 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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