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Navigating Data on State Health Compare (Video)January 2023:
Check out our new video to learn tips and tricks for using SHADAC’s State Health Compare
SHADAC’s State Health Compare is a go-to resource for more than 45 data measures on a range of health topics including 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. Estimates are regularly updated from more than 17 data sources and can be broken down across subcategories such as age, education level, race/ethnicity, and other characteristics.
This new video walks through how to create customized data sets and visualizations of state-level health estimates on State Health Compare, allowing analysts, policymakers, and other data users to seamlessly view and download their state’s estimates.
The SHADAC website is home to numerous blogs detailing ways to use State Health Compare data. Take a deep dive on data related to excessive alcohol use, explore state-level public health funding, observe trends within the opioid epidemic, learn more about physician acceptance of Medicaid patients, or understand rates of unhealthy days for U.S. adults.