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Population Change by County's Place on the Rural-Urban Continuum, 2001-08 and 2010-17
Bar chart showing population change for the two time periods by level of county rurality.
Date: 04/2018
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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QuickStats: Percentage of Emergency Department Visits for Acute Viral Upper Respiratory Tract Infection That Had an Antimicrobial Ordered or Prescribed, by Metropolitan Statistical Area — United States, 2008–2015
Bar chart showing metropolitan and nonmetropolitan emergency department visits for acute viral upper respiratory tract infection that had an antimicrobial ordered or prescribed, with data for 2008–2011 compared to 2012–2015.
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 67(3), 111
Date: 01/2018
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Inpatient Healthcare Facilities Had Modest Employment Gains in Rural Areas, Despite the Effects of the Great Recession
Line chart showing employment in rural inpatient healthcare facilities compared to other industries from 2001 to 2015.
Date: 12/2017
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Rural Households Account for Nearly One-fifth of U.S. Food-insecure Households
Pie chart showing the proportion of food insecure households in metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas in 2016.
Date: 12/2017
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Mortality Rates Have Increased for Working-age Rural Adults Since 2000
Line chart showing the change in mortality rates for nonmetropolitan and metropolitan residents, comparing 3-year averages for 1999-2001 and 2013-2015. Data is presented by age group.
Date: 12/2017
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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SNAP Declines Continue in 2016, but Not for Rural Places
Line chart showing the percent of households that report receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) assistance from 2007 through 2016, comparing city, rural, and suburban trends.
Author(s): Jessica A. Carson
Date: 11/2017
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: Carsey School of Public Policy
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Rural Veteran Population Continues to Decline Despite Rise in Post-9/11 Veterans
Chart showing the change in the rural veteran population from 2006 to 2016, with a comparison of pre- and post-9/11 rural veterans.
Date: 11/2017
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Related Child Poverty by Family Type and Metro/Nonmetro Residence, 2016
Bar chart showing metropolitan and nonmetro related child poverty rates for married couples, male-headed households without a spouse, and female-headed households without a spouse. Related children are children under 18 years of age related to the householder by birth, marriage, or adoption.
Date: 10/2017
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Child Poverty by Race/Ethnicity and Metro/Nonmetro Residence, 2016
Bar chart comparing metropolitan and nonmetro child poverty levels for Whites, African Americans, American Indian/Alaska Natives, and Hispanic populations.
Date: 10/2017
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Deep Poverty Rates by Metro/Nonmetro Residence, 1989-2016
Line chart comparing metropolitan and nonmetro deep poverty rates, based on 1990-2013 Current Population Survey data combined with 2007-2016 American Community Survey data.
Date: 10/2017
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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