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Finding Statistics and Data Related to Rural Health – Resources

Selected recent or important resources focusing on Finding Statistics and Data Related to Rural Health.

American Housing Survey (AHS)
Provides access to data on housing, including nonmetropolitan and metropolitan area statistics. Topics addressed include housing types, vacancies, heating and cooling, water and sewage, and housing quality.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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RHIhub State Guides
Provides statistics, maps, publications, organizations, program examples, and other resources related to rural health for all 50 states, as well as the U.S. territories and commonwealths.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE) Program
Provides access to annual estimates of income and poverty for all U.S. states and counties as well as estimates of school-age children in poverty for all U.S. school districts. Offers reports and visualizations, including a variety of maps.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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National Agricultural Workers Survey (NAWS)
An employment-based survey of the demographic, employment, and health data of the U.S. crop labor force. The information is obtained directly from farmworkers through face-to-face interviews.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Labor
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U.S. Census Bureau QuickFacts
Easy-to-use resource for accessing to data from multiple U.S. Census Bureau censuses, surveys, and programs. Includes data on demographics, housing, income, and other social determinants of health. Data is available for the nation, each state and county, and cities and towns with a population of 5,000 or more.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE) Program
Single-year estimates of health insurance coverage by county and state. Includes coverage by age, race, gender, and income. Selected maps are available, some by county.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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KIDS COUNT Data Center
Provides child well-being data by state, county, and congressional district. Includes the following topics: demographics, economic well-being, education, family and community, health, and safety and risky behaviors.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Annie E. Casey Foundation
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RHIhub Maps
Provides national maps on a variety of topics relevant to rural health, as well as state-level maps showing the location of rural healthcare facilities. Maps may be used in grant applications, presentations, and reports.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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HCUPnet
Online tool for accessing Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project data. Provides access to health statistics for hospital inpatient, emergency department, and ambulatory surgery settings. Also provides access to population-based healthcare data by county and for the U.S.-Mexico Border Region. Includes data on diagnoses and procedures, quality indicators, and all stays.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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data.HRSA.gov
Provides access to maps, data, reports, and dashboards covering Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) program data, as well as health-related data from external sources. Includes data on HRSA's grants, loan and scholarship programs, health centers, and other public health programs and services. Includes information on Federal Office of Rural Health Policy programs. Previously known as the HRSA Data Warehouse.
Additional links: Rural Health Topic Area, Shortage Areas
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration
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Last Updated: 7/19/2021