Social Determinants of Health by U.S. Census Tract

This data set includes, for each U.S. census tract (defined using 2010 census tract boundaries), certain social determinants of health data elements, including race/ethnicity, education, poverty, urban/rural, socioeconomic status, and racial residential segregation indices defined using 2008-2012 American Community Survey data and 2010 definitions of rural urban commuting areas. It is available to anyone who requests it if the requestor agrees to certain standard data use conditions that are presented during the application process.

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Last Updated: 19 Apr, 2024