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Rural Health
Resources by Type: Database

HCUPnet
Online tool for accessing Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project data. Provides access to health statistics for hospital inpatient, emergency department, and ambulatory surgery settings. Also provides access to population-based healthcare data by county and for the U.S.-Mexico Border Region. Includes data on diagnoses and procedures, quality indicators, and all stays.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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data.HRSA.gov
Provides access to maps, data, reports, and dashboards covering Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) program data, as well as health-related data from external sources. Includes data on HRSA's grants, loan and scholarship programs, health centers, and other public health programs and services. Includes information on Federal Office of Rural Health Policy programs. Previously known as the HRSA Data Warehouse.
Additional links: Rural Health Topic Area
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration
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Medicaid Benefits: Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Services
Offers a state-by-state listing of non-emergency transportation coverage for Medicaid recipients.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Kaiser Family Foundation
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American FactFinder
Access to a wide range of U.S. Census data issued prior to July 2019 on the population, housing, economy, and geography. Provides community profiles, as well as a range of search options, including the ability to narrow to rural data. Current data from the U.S. Census Bureau is available from data.census.gov.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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American Community Survey
An ongoing survey that provides data every year that gives communities the current information they need to plan investments and services. Includes data tables, ranking tables and surveys on demographic, social, economic, and housing data for over 800 geographical areas.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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U.S. Census Bureau Intergovernmental Affairs: Tribal Affairs
Highlights the Census Bureau's relationship with tribal governments and provides important American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) and tribal resources. Includes access to AI/AN data tables and data tools.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)
Provides access to data and reports from a national survey covering chronic diseases and conditions, health risk behaviors, and use of preventive health services.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Nursing Home Compare
Provides detailed information on every Medicare and Medicaid-certified nursing home in the United States. Includes facility-level information on health inspections, fire inspections, staffing, quality of care, and any penalties.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Native Health Database
Includes citations and abstracts of health-related articles, reports, surveys, and other resource documents pertaining to the health and healthcare of American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Canadian First Nations.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: University of New Mexico Health Sciences Library and Informatics Center
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State Health Facts
Contains state-level data on demographics, health status, healthcare costs and access, healthcare providers, and more. Includes individual state profiles and 50-state comparisons.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Kaiser Family Foundation
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