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External Data and Statistics Resources by Topic

Public Health and Community Needs Assessments

Public Health in Arkansas' Communities Search (PHACS)

A resource for county-level health data, maintained by researchers at the UAMS College of Public Health. Updated regularly, it has some measures that are not available nationwide and therefore not easily accessible from other sources. 

County Health Rankings

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s resource for county-level health data. Updated annually. 

Vital Statistics at the Arkansas Department of Health 

The ADH Vital Statistics Branch releases annual reports on births, deaths, life expectancy, and abortions. It also maintains an interactive query system that allows the user to drill down to the county level and examine some limited patient characteristics. 

Health Services and Systems

Kaiser Family Foundation’s State Health Facts

State-level data on a variety of health systems-related topics, including healthcare costs, insurance coverage, Medicaid and Medicare, and more. Updated regularly.

Arkansas Dept. of Human Services Monthly Reports

These reports detail Medicaid and Arkansas Works enrollment and expenditures.



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