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In the last decade, rates of suicide deaths grew by roughly 30% in non-metropolitan and small/medium metropolitan areas, while the rate of suicide deaths in large metropolitan areas increased by about 14% over the same period.
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February 6th Webinar - Exploring Disparities Using State Health Compare

On Wednesday, February 6th, SHADAC held a webinar introducing two new measures of health outcomes and social determinants of health on SHADAC’s State Health Compare—Unhealthy Days and Unaffordable Rents. This presentation, hosted by SHADAC researchers Brett Fried and Robert Hest, examined these new measures and highlighted how the estimates can be used to explore disparities between states and among sub-populations. View a recording of the webinar and download the presentation slides here.

2019 Measures and Estimates on State Health Compare

State Health Compare now contains 45 measures on a range of topics including health insurance coverage; cost of care; health behaviors; health outcomes; access to and utilization of care; care quality; public health; and social and economic determinants of health. These measures come from 16 data sources and are available for timespans ranging from 4 to 17 years. See a full breakdown of measures, data sources, and data years available.

Welcome to SHADAC's State Health Compare!

State Health Compare expands the health care discussion beyond a focus on coverage and allows analysts and policymakers to view state-level data on a wide range of topics through a broader Culture of Health lens. You can view data through maps, bar charts, trends, and tables. It's easy to explore within your state as well as compare across states and over time.

Watch: State Health Compare Virtual Tour

Join SHADAC Senior Research Fellow Joanna Turner on a guided tour of State Health Compare's user interface. Ms. Turner provides an overview of available estimates and shows how users can generate maps, bar charts, trend lines, and tables to examine the estimates within and across states and over time, as well as by characteristics such as age, race/ethnicity, etc. Ms. Turner also demonstrates how to download graphics and export the underlying data.