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State-by-State Resources

Quantifying the Impact of Policy on the Rural Health Safety Net
Examines the vulnerability of 453 rural hospitals based on financial and operational metrics. Includes Crises Collide: The COVID-19 Pandemic and the Stability of the Rural Health Safety Net and presentation slides on this report from the 2021 National Rural Health Association Policy Institute. Provides national and state data tables showing the financial impact of federal policies on rural hospitals.
Date: 02/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organizations: Chartis Center for Rural Health, iVantage Health Analytics
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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
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Health Disparities Report 2021
Report examining health disparity trends based on data from America's Health Rankings reports. Offers reports by state and discusses disparities related to social and economic factors, physical environment, clinical care, behaviors, and health outcomes. Most state reports offer data comparisons by metro and non-metro residence.
Additional links: Executive Brief, State Summaries
Date: 2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: United Health Foundation
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Percentage of Population Aged 25 Years and Over With a Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 2015-2019
Interactive map showing county-level rates of attaining a bachelor's degree or higher by age 25, based on the American Community Survey 5-year estimates. Hover over a county to get data for 2005-2009, 2010-2014, and 2015-2019. Select a state to get county-level data by race and ethnicity.
Date: 12/2020
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Median Household Income: 2015-2019
Interactive map showing county-level median household income, based on the American Community Survey 5-year estimates. Hover over a county to get data for 2005-2009, 2010-2014, and 2015-2019. Select a state to get county-level income data by race and ethnicity.
Date: 12/2020
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Percentage of People in Poverty by County: 2015-2019
Interactive map showing county-level poverty rates, based on the American Community Survey 5-year estimates. Hover over a county to get poverty data for 2010-2014 and 2015-2019. Select a state to get county-level poverty data by race and ethnicity.
Date: 12/2020
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Traffic Safety Facts 2018
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: 11/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
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State Telehealth Laws & Reimbursement Policies
Summary of telehealth-related policies, laws, and regulations for the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Focuses on Medicaid fee-for-service policies and includes the most recent policy language in each state as of October 2020.
Additional links: Infographic, Interactive Map - Current State Laws & Reimbursement Policies, Interactive Map - Legislation and Regulation Tracking
Date: 10/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Connected Health Policy: The National Telehealth Policy Resource Center
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Traffic Safety Facts: Preview of Motor Vehicle Traffic Fatalities In 2019
Presents a preview of the motor vehicle related fatalities for 2019. Compares new data with statistics from 2018 by a number of measures, including rural and urban fatalities. Highlights state-by-state breakdowns by person/vehicle type.
Date: 10/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
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NACCHO Local Health Department COVID-19 Directory
Directory of statewide and local health department (LHD) contacts for COVID-19 information. Includes hotlines, email addresses, and websites focused on COVID-19.
Date: 10/2020
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: National Association of County and City Health Officials
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Last Updated: 6/29/2021