In light of growing public attention to health care costs and state spending, a number of media outlets have recently published pieces on public health spending per-capita for their state, using the rankings chart provided by SHADAC’s State Health Compare.
SHADAC recently updated our brief on estimates of state... Read More
Click on an Alabama Congressional District to see changes in the uninsured between 2013 and 2015. These data show the impact of the ACA, which was implemented in 2014, on the uninsured.
2013-2015 Change in Uninsured
by Congressional District: Alabama - 7 Districts... Read More
This infographic highlights the newly-released estimates from the American Community Survey (ACS) on health insurance coverage in 2014 at the national level and across the states. We draw on the information presented in "Health Insurance Coverage in the United States, 2014," a Current Population Report... Read More
Using the new detail level data available from the American Community Survey (ACS), SHADAC has produced state and county level tables and state-level maps on coverage that are available here. This blog provides an overview of the type of information that is available in the state profiles.
Uninsured Rates by... Read More
The map on this page links to tables containing state and county uninsurance estimates for 2014. These estimates come from the 2014 American Community Survey (ACS) via the U.S. Census Bureau’s American FactFinder (AFF) tool and were released on September 17, 2015. Due to sample size... Read More
Alabama Data Collection Activity
2003 Alabama Health Care Insurance and Access Survey:
2003 survey instrument
2003 technical appendix
2003 Employers IDEA Project... Read More
SHADAC analysis of the American Community Survey (ACS) Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) files. The sum of percentages may not be 100%, due to rounding.
Medical Expenditure Panel Survey - Insurance Component (MEPS-IC), Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends (CFACT).
SHADAC analysis of National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) data, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS). The NHIS sample is drawn from the Integrated Health Interview Survey (IHIS, MN Population Center and SHADAC). Data were analyzed at the University of Minnesota's Census Research Data Center.
The State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC) is a program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and a part of the Health Policy and Management Division of the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota.