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Kansas Resources

Rural and Urban COVID-19 Hot Spots
Line chart showing COVID-19 cases per capita over time for selected rural and urban hot spots. Rural hot spots include Western Kansas and Oklahoma, Southern Minnesota, Central Iowa, and Central Mississippi.
Date: 03/2022
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
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Kansas Health Statistics Report
Reports on various health conditions in Kansas including mental illness, weather-related health issues, and county-level Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS). Provides updated statistics about county population density and a summary of the 2020 vital statistics.
Date: 03/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Department of Health and Environment
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The Status of Women in Kansas
Updates the 2016 study The Status of Women in Kansas and the Bi-State Region. Examines socioeconomic status and 2015-19 data from the American Community Survey (ACS). Discusses demographics, employment and earnings, childcare and healthcare, poverty and social insurance, civic engagement, the disproportionate impact of the COVID-19 recession on women, and more.
Date: 02/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Institute for Policy & Social Research
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Selected Rural Healthcare Facilities in Kansas
Shows the state's Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), as well as Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) sites and short term/PPS hospitals located outside of urbanized areas.
Date: 01/2022
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Annual Insurance Update 2021: Health Insurance in Kansas
Reports on health insurance coverage across Kansas and nationwide, including state-by-state comparisons and 2009-2019 trends in coverage. Presents 2018 county-level data on uninsured rates by age group and urban/rural classification, as well as Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) enrollment by county.
Date: 12/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Health Institute
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FY 2021: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – Kansas Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in Kansas in Fiscal Year 2021. Lists grant and cooperative agreement recipients, award amounts, award recipient locations, and congressional district.
Date: 11/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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Urban-Rural Differences in Suicide Rates and Leading Means in Kansas
Examines suicide rates and the means of suicide in Kansas between 2000-2019. Compares data by frontier, rural, densely-settled rural, semi-urban, and urban counties.
Date: 09/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Health Institute
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Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program Eligibility and Participation
Presents an interactive map to explore Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program eligibility and participation at the state and county levels in 8 states: Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Provides statistics on age, race/ethnicity, educational attainment, employment status, health insurance status, and more.
Date: 08/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Challenges Faced by Rural Primary Care Providers When Caring for COPD Patients in the Western United States
Results of a survey of 71 rural primary care providers in 7 states, including Colorado and Kansas, to examine challenges faced when caring for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients. Features demographic statistics with breakdowns by age, degree, rural or non-rural practice location, practice type, and state, and survey answers by provider type and location.
Additional links: Online Supplement
Author(s): Fernando Diaz del Valle, Patricia B. Koff, Sung-Joon Min, et al.
Citation: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases, 8(3), 336-349
Date: 05/2021
Type: Document
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Kansas Infant Mortality & Stillbirth Report, 2019
Reports on infant mortality rates and the number of deaths across Kansas. Includes data and statistics, with information broken down by county and rural/urban classification.
Date: 04/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Department of Health and Environment
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Last Updated: 3/16/2022