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Chronic Disease in Rural America – Resources

Selected recent or important resources focusing on Chronic Disease in Rural America.

National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP) AtlasPlus
Provides access to state and county-level data on HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, tuberculosis, chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis. Also includes data on the social determinants of health and state-level data on the rural population.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Interactive Atlas of Heart Disease and Stroke
State and county maps and data on heart disease and stroke, with data available by demographic group. Includes county-level healthcare cost data for Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries. Also covers social and environmental determinants, availability of health services, and location of health care facilities.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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What's Working in Chronic Disease Prevention and Control
A collection of programs aimed at improving the health of communities and reducing the burden of chronic disease.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Association of Chronic Disease Directors
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Rural Obesity Prevention Toolkit
Contains 7 modules that concentrate on different aspects of obesity prevention programs. Shares best practices from successful obesity prevention programs in clinical, school, and community settings.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Clinicians' Consultation Center
Provides clinicians of all experience levels prompt, expert responses to questions about managing HIV/AIDS, perinatal HIV, pre- and post-exposure prophylaxis, and substance use management.
Type: Hotline
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Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)
Provides access to data and reports from a national survey covering chronic diseases and conditions, health risk behaviors, and use of preventive health services.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Last Updated: 10/21/2022