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Resources by Type: Map/Mapping System

Life Expectancy at Birth for U.S. States and Census Tracts, 2010-2015
Interactive map showing estimates of U.S. life expectancy at birth by state and census tract for the period 2010-2015, based on data from the U.S. Small-area Life Expectancy Estimates Project (USALEEP). Note that the map does not include access to county-level estimates.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: National Center for Health Statistics
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HRSA Map Tool
A map-based interface for viewing a variety of Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) programs and grant awards, as well as supporting data from other sources. Under the Special Initiatives section in Sites/Areas, you can display rural health areas, border counties, and the U.S.-Mexico Border Health Initiative region. Other items available to map include health workforce shortage areas, healthcare facility locations, and poverty data.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration
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Multidimensional Index of Deep Disadvantage
Categorizes counties and cities based on an index that examines disadvantage based on health indicators, poverty, and social mobility data. Provides a profile for each county that includes its rural/urban status, population, and index-related indicators. Identifies the 100 most disadvantaged counties.
Additional links: Full Data Set, Understanding Communities of Deep Disadvantage: An Introduction
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organizations: Princeton University, University of Michigan
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Visualizing Rural Opportunities: Research, Mapping, and Data Analytics
Mapping and data analysis focused on rural communities. Includes a gallery of maps addressing various issues, including maps focused on rural technology, rural opportunity metrics, and the digital economy.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organizations: Center on Rural Innovation, Rural Innovation Strategies
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Disability in America: State Profile Map Series
Series of state profile maps showing disability rates at the county level, using data from the American Community Survey. Includes maps on disability rates by functional limitation, veterans, poverty, and employment.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Research and Training Center on Disability in Rural Communities
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ACA Marketplace Participation Tracker, 2015 - 2022
Interactive map shows insurer participation in the Affordable Care Act marketplace. Highlights data by carriers, year, and exchange status, as well as detailing data by state and county.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
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Rural Hospital Map
Interactive map showing the location of Veteran's Administration healthcare facilities and the areas around these facilities that are within 30 minutes or 60 minutes drive time. A proposed standard for access to non-VA providers through the Veterans Community Care Program is 30 minutes of drive time for primary and behavioral care and 60 minutes for specialty care from the veteran's residence.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organizations: Hospital Industry Data Institute, Missouri Hospital Association, National Rural Health Association
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Nebraska Licensed Mental Health Practitioner Map
Shows licensed mental health practitioner state and federal shortage areas.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Nebraska Office of Rural Health
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Nebraska Dental Hygienist Map
Shows dental hygienist state and federal shortage areas.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Nebraska Office of Rural Health
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Nebraska Oral Surgery Map
Shows oral surgery state and federal shortage areas.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Nebraska Office of Rural Health
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