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Rural Health
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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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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Scope of Practice Policy
Website designed to provide state policymakers with information on scope of practice topics related to nurse practitioners, physician assistants, dental hygienists, and dental therapists. Includes interactive state policy maps and a legislation database.
Type: Database, Website
Sponsoring organizations: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, National Conference of State Legislatures
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HPSA Find
Search tool for Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs). Allows searching by state, county, or ID number.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration
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NACo County Explorer
Provides national maps showing county-level data on a wide range of indicators. Includes data related to health status, healthcare services, demographics, and the social determinants of health. Includes the option to compare a county to another specified county, similar sized counties, all counties, or the state.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: National Association of Counties
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CDC WONDER
Provides access to wide range of public health data, including mortality data for metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas. Also offers access to birth and fertility rates by county.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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AGing Integrated Database (AGID): County-Level Population Estimates Data Custom Tables
Access to multiple years of county-level population estimates for adults aged 60 and older. Includes data by gender and race/ethnicity and for different age ranges.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Administration for Community Living
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