All data are not created equal. Rural health data are available at national, regional, state, county, and, in rare cases, sub-county levels. The links below are to the most recently available data. The Rural Health Data CANVAS is not responsible for the accuracy or quality of data reported by other organizations.
National and Regional Rural Health Data
State Rural Health Data
County Rural Health Data
County-level data can be a good place to start for a community assessment. Rates of health indicators that are dramatically higher- or lower-than state or US rates may indicate a need to dig deeper into the issue by examining local-level data. Below is a non-exhaustive list of county health profiles developed by various organizations.