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Resources by Type: Database

My Tribal Area
Data tool details demographic and economic statistics of all tribal areas throughout the nation. Includes data on population, jobs, housing, and education. Draws from 2011-2015 American Community Survey data.
Date: 05/2017
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Colorado Behavioral Health Data
An Excel file containing behavioral health data by region for the state of Colorado. Includes mental health status and suicide data for adults and high school students, and health status data for children ages 4 - 14.
Date: 01/2017
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Colorado Health Institute
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Knowledge Center Library
Features 50,000 resources pertaining to the health and wellness of racial and ethnic minority population from the HHS Office of Minority Health Resource Center. Contains books, documents, journal articles, and media, as well as consumer health material in over 35 languages.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health
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2016 American Community Survey (ACS) State and County Dashboard
Map-based interactive tool for accessing selected 2012-2016 American Community Survey data at the state and county level. Includes data on population, poverty, unemployment, and more.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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HDPulse Data Portal
Provides access to a wide range of health disparities data at the state and county level. Includes data on mortality by cause of death, socioeconomic factors and demographics, health screening, and risk factors. To access the county-level data, select a state and view either the map or table for a specific topic.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities
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ZIP code Rural-Urban Commuting Areas (RUCAs)
An access page to download version 3.10 of the ZIP code Rural-Urban Commuting Areas (RUCAs) geographic taxonomy files.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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Urban Influence Codes
A list of Urban Influence Codes (UICs) data sets. The 2013 UICs are a classification scheme that further subdivides metropolitan counties by the population size of their metro area, and nonmetropolitan counties by the size of their largest city or town, and includes their proximity to metro and micropolitan areas. This scheme allows researchers to break down county data into finer residential groups for the analysis of trends in nonmetro areas.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Nevada Instant Atlas
Interactive database that produces downloadable, customized maps and graphs using data from over 50 sources. Data can be compared by county, by urban versus rural region, or combined, allowing users to create visual representations using hundreds of health measures and indicators.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine
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Food and Nutrition Assistance Research Reports Database
Two searchable databases, one for peer-reviewed research reports and articles and the other for RIDGE (Research Innovation and Development Grants in Economics) project summaries. Material for each database focuses on social science research centered around the challenges faced by rural areas regarding food and nutrition assistance. Allows search by title, year, topic, and data set.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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ICPSR: Find and Analyze Data
A searchable collection of data, research studies, and publications on topics related to social and behavioral sciences. Most data sources included are public-use files with no access restrictions. Includes data from rural studies, as well as data sources that include rural-focused variables.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: ICPSR
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