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QuickStats: Percentage of All Visits by Patients Aged ≥65 Years to Office-Based Physicians Made by Patients with Hypertension, by Sex and Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) — National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, United States, 2012–2015
Bar chart showing the percentage of visits to a physician by patients 65 and older who have a diagnosis of hypertension, with information overall and by gender for those living in metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas.
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 66(40), 1085
Date: 10/2017
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Low Education Rural Counties Have Worse Economic Outcomes on Average than Other Rural Counties
Bar chart comparing low education counties, where at least 20% of working age adults lack a high school diploma, to all other rural counties on the following factors: poverty, child poverty, and unemployment. Based on 2011-2015 American Community Survey data.
Date: 08/2017
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Rural Median Household Income Remains About 25 Percent Below the Urban Median
Line chart showing metropolitan and nonmetro median household income from 2007 through 2015.
Date: 07/2017
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Urban Areas Offer Higher Earnings for Workers With More Education
Bar chart comparing median annual earnings for urban and rural workers by educational attainment, based on 2015 data.
Date: 07/2017
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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In 2015, Annual Earnings in Rural Areas Were 15 Percent Lower than Earnings in Urban Areas
Bar chart showing rural and urban median earnings by industry, covering a variety of industries including mining, manufacturing, finance, agriculture, and recreation.
Date: 06/2017
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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QuickStats: Percentage of Children and Teens Aged 4-17 Years Ever Diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), by Sex and Urbanization of County of Residence — National Health Interview Survey, 2013–2015
Bar chart showing ADHD diagnoses for boys and girls, with data for metropolitan and nonmetro counties.
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 66(23), 625
Date: 06/2017
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Rate of Motor Vehicle Traffic Deaths, by Urbanization of County of Residence — 2005 and 2015
Bar chart showing motor vehicle traffic deaths in 2005 and 2015 by level of urbanization for metropolitan and nonmetro counties.
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 66(21), 567
Date: 06/2017
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged ≥18 Years Who Walked ≥10 Minutes as a Method of Transportation, by Location of Residence — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2005, 2010, and 2015
Bar chart comparing walking for transportation for metropolitan and nonmetropolitan residents.
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 66(20), 547
Date: 05/2017
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Rural School Districts Less Likely to Serve Local Food Frequently in School Meals
Bar chart comparing suburban, town, and rural school districts to city school districts, regarding how likely they were to serve local food daily during the 2011-2012 school year.
Date: 04/2017
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Who Experiences Very Low Food Security?
Bar chart showing characteristics of households experiencing very low food security, which may include cutting back on or skipping meals or going a whole day without eating. Includes data comparing city, suburban, and nonmetropolitan areas. Based on 2015 Current Population Survey data.
Date: 03/2017
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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