Achieving Racial and Ethnic Equity in U.S. Health Care: A Scorecard of State Performance
Evaluates state health systems on a state-by-state basis, with a focus on health equity across race and ethnicity. Enables comparison between state health systems for racial and ethnic groups across three dimensions: health outcomes, healthcare access, and quality and use of healthcare services. Offers federal and state policy recommendations for addressing unequal access to care and unequal treatment within healthcare facilities.
Author(s): David C. Radley, Jesse C. Baumgartner, Sara R. Collins, Laurie Zephyrin, Eric C. Schneider Date: 11/2021 Type: Website Sponsoring organization: Commonwealth Fund view details
2021 Report to Congress on the State Opioid Response Grants (SOR)
Report details the outcomes of state opioid response (SOR) grants to Congress. Highlights demographic breakdown of people served by SOR programs and discusses key accomplishments by state/territory. Includes rural references throughout.
Date: 10/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration view details
Traffic Safety Facts 2019
Presents rural and urban fatal crash data and reports average emergency medical service response times at the state level. Includes rural fatal crash data by roadway function, crash type, speed limit, and vehicle occupants killed.
Date: 08/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration view details
State Profiles: 2020 Census
Provides U.S. Census data for each state, including population changes at the county level from 2010-2020. Topic areas include race and ethnicity, diversity, age, and housing. Offers interactive maps and comparative charts with county data.
Date: 08/2021 Type: Website Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau view details
2019 U.S. Rural Health Report Card
Provides individualized rural health rankings and grades
for U.S. states, and includes final average rankings for
U.S. Census regional divisions. Offers explanations behind
each state's overall score, including measures related to
mortality, quality of life, and access to care. Covers
rural/urban comparisons for age-adjusted mortality rates.
Date: 05/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: F. Marie Hall Institute for Rural and Community Health view details
Emergency Medical Services Personnel as Vaccinators: Status by State
Information from all states, the District of Columbia, Guam, and American Samoa, showing scope of practice by level of licensure for paramedics, advanced-emergency medical technicians, emergency medical technicians, emergency medical responders, and other intermediate levels. Features maps with shadings showing whether vaccination administration is always allowed, currently or temporarily allowed, never allowed, or under consideration for administrative or executive action. Information is current as of March 4, 2021.
Date: 03/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Association of State EMS Officials view details
Fourteenth Broadband Deployment Report
Reports on broadband deployment in the U.S., with information specific to broadband access in rural and tribal communities and the U.S. territories. Includes rural broadband deployment data by state and county.
Date: 01/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Federal Communications Commission view details