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Rural Health
Resources by Type: Database

AGing Integrated Database (AGID): ACL Special Tabulations
Provides access to American Community Survey data for the 60 and older population, covering topics that include demographics, employment, poverty, disability status, and more. Also provides county-level data. The 2008-2012 ACS Special Tabulation includes data for rural and urban areas nationally and by state.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Administration for Community Living
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EPA Enforcement and Compliance History Online
Access to community-level information on facilities and their compliance with environmental regulations. Includes information on air emissions, surface water discharges, hazardous waste, and drinking water systems.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
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Drinking Water Dashboard
Access to data on public water systems regulated under the Safe Drinking Water Act program. Includes information on which public water systems are regulated, inspections, violations, and enforcement actions. To access information on specific water systems, select a state and then click on the bars in the charts to see which systems have been inspected, have violations, and so on.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
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National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports Data Query
Interactive tool for accessing national and state data from the National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports, including trends. To view national rural data, select "Priority Populations" under subject area, "Residents of Rural Areas" under topic, and "Location of patient residence" under view by single category.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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Frontier and Remote Area Codes: Data Set
Provides access to zip code-level frontier and remote area (FAR) codes to meet the need for delineation that is geographically detailed and adjustable for applications in diverse research and policy contexts.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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WISQARS (Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System)
Interactive database system that provides fatal and nonfatal injury, violent death, and cost of injury data from a variety of sources. Offers fatal injury data available by metropolitan/nonmetro status in the Fatal Injury Reports section. Fatal Injury Mapping section provides access to county-level data.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Ohio Health Care Provider Report and Information Extract
Identifies health care facilities licensed or certified by the Ohio Department of Health, Office of Health Assurance and Licensing. Includes Medicare/Medicaid certified hospitals, home health agencies, Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), and more.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Ohio Department of Health
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Alaska State Health Facts
State-level data on demographics, health status, healthcare costs and access, healthcare providers, and more.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Kaiser Family Foundation
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Arizona State Health Facts
State-level data on demographics, health status, healthcare costs and access, healthcare providers, and more.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Kaiser Family Foundation
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California State Health Facts
State-level data on demographics, health status, healthcare costs and access, healthcare providers, and more.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Kaiser Family Foundation
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