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Posted: July 25, 2011 - 12:01 am ET
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Sources for Modern Healthcare's Market Facts

Below are the sources for the data we collected on the 35 largest healthcare markets. *Many of the age-adjusted rates for cancer rates were taken from 3-5-year studies of the area and are noted as such.

MSA Geographical Definitions, Population, Population Density, Population Change, Net Migration, #Births, #Deaths


http://www.census.gov/popest/metro/metro.html

Per Capita Income

http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/DatasetMainPageServlet?_program=ACS
B19301. Per Capita Income
Data Set: 2009 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates, Survey: American Community Survey, Puerto Rico Community Survey

Median household income

http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/DatasetMainPageServlet?_program=ACS
B19013. Median Household Income
Data Set: 2009 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates, Survey: American Community Survey, Puerto Rico Community Survey

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Population Below Poverty

U.S. Census Bureau, 2005-2009 American Community Survey Once there, select Geographic Comparison Tables, then United States - Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Area; and for Puerto Rico
(then choose)
Custom Table
Metropolitan Statistical Area/Micropolitan Statistical Area
(select MSAs then click next)
B17001. Poverty Status in the Past 12 Months by Sex by Age
(then select these two)
Income in the past 12 months below poverty level
(which then provides)
B17001_2EST-Universe: Population for whom poverty status is determined: Income in the past 12 months below poverty level (Estimate)

MSA Geographical Definitions, Population, Population Density, Population Change, Net Migration, #Births, #Deaths

http://www.census.gov/popest/metro/metro.html

Per Capita Income

http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/DatasetMainPageServlet?_program=ACS
B19301. Per Capita Income
Data Set: 2009 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates, Survey: American Community Survey, Puerto Rico Community Survey

Median household income

http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/DatasetMainPageServlet?_program=ACS
B19013. Median Household Income
Data Set: 2009 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates, Survey: American Community Survey, Puerto Rico Community Survey

U.S. Census Bureau, 2005-2009 American Community Survey Fact Finder Census
Once there, select:
Geographic Comparison Tables
United States
Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Area; and for Puerto Rico (then choose)
Custom Table
Metropolitan Statistical Area/Micropolitan Statistical Area (select MSAs then click next)
B17001. Poverty Status in the Past 12 Months by Sex by Age
(then select these two)
Income in the past 12 months below poverty level
(which then provides)
B17001_2EST-Universe: Population for whom poverty status is determined: Income in the past 12 months below poverty level (Estimate)

Number of Hospitals

2010 data. Retrieved from American Hospital Directory

Number of Physicians, Number of Registered Nurses

May 2010. Retrieved from Bureau of Labor Statistics

Number of Uninsured

Proximity One, based on U.S. Census 2009 American Community Survey. Two percentages are given, the first number is for adults lacking insurance and the second is for children under 18 years of age. Retrieved at http://proximityone.com/metro_healthinsurance.htm.

Medicare

Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Medicare Aged and Disabled by State and County for 2007 report. Retrieved at CMS

Cancer Rate

CDC National Program of Cancer Registries
Rates in this section are generally averaged, and age-adjusted to reflect rates per 100,000
2007 California
2007 Texas

Arizona Cancer Registry 2008 Arizona

California Cancer Registry 2009 California

Colorado Central Cancer Registry 2007 Colorado numbers not broken down by county

District of Columbia Cancer Control Registry 2003 DC

Delaware Cancer Registry 2002-2006 Delaware

Florida Cancer Data System 2006 Florida

Georgia Comprehensive Cancer Registry/Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University 2006 Georgia

Illinois State Cancer Registry 2003-2007 Chicago Indiana State Cancer Registry 2004-2007 Indiana

Kansas Cancer Registry 2007 Kansas

Kentucky Cancer Registry 2008 Kentucky

Maryland Cancer Registry for 2007, report released in 2010. Numbers are age-adjusted rates

Massachusetts – doesn't track by county n/a

Michigan Cancer Surveillance Program 2007 Michigan Numbers from 2007, but also show 10-year incidence rates.

Minnesota Cancer Surveillance Figures 2007 Minnesota Cancer figures are from 2007 and are not age-adjusted.

Missouri Cancer Registry 2001-2005 Nevada

New Jersey State Cancer Registry New Jersey Data are from 2004-2008, and jersey doesn't break down by county.

New York State Cancer Registry 2004-2008 New York

North Carolina Central Cancer Registry 2009 North Carolina

Ohio Cancer Incidence Surveillance System 2008 Ohio

Oregon State Cancer Registry 2003-2007 Oregon Oregon does not break down by county, only by cancer site.

Pennsylvania Cancer Registry 2008 Pennsylvania

South Carolina Central Cancer Registry 1996-2005 South Carolina

Texas Cancer Registry 2008 Texas 2008

Virginia Cancer Registry 2000-2004 Virginia

Washington State Cancer Registry 2006-2008 Washington

West Virginia 2009 West Virginia

Diabetes Rate

Gallup Poll, collected through Gallup Healthways Well-Being Data, from 2010. Retrieved at Gallup Healthways

Tobacco Use

County Health Ratings, from 2011. Retrieved from County Health Ratings

Median Population Age

Data Set: 2009 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates
Survey: American Community Survey, Puerto Rico Community Survey (Select Custom Table)
Geographic Type: Metropolitan Statistical area (select MSAs)
B01002. Median Age By Sex (select total)
B01002_1_EST - Universe: Total Polulation: Median age; Total (estimate)(Select Custom Table)
Geographic Type: Metropolitan Statistical area (select MSAs)
B01002. Median Age By Sex (select total)
B01002_1_EST - Universe: Total Polulation: Median age; Total (estimate)



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