This website will no longer be supported after September 30, 2020. Study data and documentation that you access from this website will continue to be available through ICPSR,  but any other information should be accessed or downloaded before September 30, 2020.

This is an external resource to which ICPSR links as a courtesy. These data are not available from ICPSR. Users should consult the data owners (via Area Health Resources Files) directly for details on obtaining these resources.

The Area Resource File (ARF) is a health resource information database containing more than 6,000 variables for each of the nation's counties. ARF contains information on health facilities, health professions, measures of resource scarcity, health status, economic activity, health training programs, and socioeconomic and environmental characteristics.

  1. These data are not available from ICPSR. Users should consult the data owners directly (through the link provided) for details on obtaining the data and documentation.