Rural Health Research: Gateway's Top Three COUNTDOWN
The Rural Health Research Gateway is funded by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy with the primary purpose of sharing the work of the federally-funded Rural Health Research Centers. The annual website analytics offer a glimpse into the public's rural health research interests.
Between July 1, 2021 and June 30, 2022
- 155,526 pages were viewed on the Gateway website
- The Twitter page grew to 2,574 followers with 750 followers on Facebook.
- The six rural health research webinars hosted by Gateway had a total of:
- 952 total attendees
- 1,034 views of archived recordings
- 240 views of online PowerPoint presentations
Top Three Research Products
Research products on Gateway include policy briefs, chartbooks, fact sheets, journal articles, infographics, and more. In the last year, 75 new rural health research products were added to the Gateway website!
Trends in Nursing Home Closures in Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Counties in
the United States, 2008-2018 (February 2021)
- 1,225 views
Social Determinants of Health Among Rural American Indian and Alaska Native
Populations (July 2019)
- 999 views
Confirmed COVID-19 Cases, Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Counties
- 353 views
Top Three Alerts
The Rural Health Research Alert email provides updates when new publications become available. In the last year there were 416 new alert subscribers and Gateway sent 64 alerts.
New Articles Published on Buprenorphine, Colorectal Cancer, HIV and Hepatitis C,
Aging, and Obesity
- 828 views
How Many Hospitals Might Convert to a Rural Emergency Hospital?
- 692 views
Changes in Socioeconomic Mix and Health Outcomes in Rural Counties with Hospital
- 603 views
Top Three Recaps
The Rural Health Research Centers are committed to providing timely, quality national research on the most pressing rural health issues, often exploring the same topics from various perspectives. Gateway has developed Rural Health Research Recaps to succinctly identify the key findings from all of the centers on shared topics.
Rural Ethnic/Racial Disparities: Adverse Health Outcomes
- 491 views
Rural Behavioral Health
- 406 views
Rural Ethnic/Racial Disparities: Social and Systemic Inequities
- 355 views
Top Three Topics
When visiting the Gateway website, users can search all products and research projects by topic. For the past four years, Substance Use and Treatment has been the most viewed topic, while Mental and Behavioral Health, and Health Disparities and Health Equity have landed in the top five.