Resources on Demographics & Statistics
Montana Disability and Health Program Maps
U.S. Census 2000: Montana Number of People 21 Years and Over with a Disability (Montana Overall: 130,621) pdf file
U.S. Census 2000: Montana Percent of the Population 21 Years and Over with a Disability (Montana Overall: 21.1%) pdf file
Montana Disability and Health Updates
Montana Department of Commerce:
American Community Survey: Montana Highlights and Montana Data Profile Narrative Key topics include: educational attainment, industry, occupation, class of worker, journey to work, employment status, work status, veteran status, housing, households and families, marital status, and migration. This year marks the first time that ACS data products cover the total population, including populations residing in group quarters (such as prisons, college dormitories, military barracks, and nursing homes).
Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services:
Montana Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
Joanne Oreskovich, Ph.D., Health Planning Section Supervisor
Public Health and Safety Division, Public Health System Improvement & Preparedness Bureau
C317 Cogswell Bldg., P.O. Box 202951
Helena, MT 59620-2951
406-444-2973; 406-444-7465; email@example.com
Montana Diabetes Project:
Montana Office of Public Instruction:
Montana State Library:
Northwest Area Foundation Convenient source of information on states, counties, communities, reservations, and tribes in the Foundation’s eight-state region (Idaho, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington). Provides the most recent indicators on local population characteristics, economic well-being, health, and more.
CDC’s National Center on Birth Defects and Development Disabilities fact sheets provide state, district and territory based health indicator data to demonstrate health disparities among people with disabilities.
Community Level Information on Kids Annie E. Casey Foundation site provides child well-being data by state and county.
Data Resource Center on Child and Adolescent Health Free, easy-to-use website with national, state, and regional survey findings, interactive data search tools, personalized technical help by email or telephone, and information and examples to help visitors use data more effectively.
Disability Statistics Center at the University of California, San Francisco.
Mathematica Policy Research Center for Studying Disability Policy’s Report –Disability Data in National Surveys. A report on the findings from a review of the disability-related information and other key features of 40 existing national surveys sponsered by the federal government.
Mental Health Statistics Improvement Program Developed to improve the quality of decision making for all mental health stakeholders through guidance and technical assistance on the design, structure, content, and use of mental health information systems. Provides uniform, comparable statistical information about mental health services to enable broad-based research on systems of care and models for service delivery. Focuses on the need for and development of data standards for high-quality statistical information on mental health services.
National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs – Montana Chartbook Page 2005/2006 from the Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative.
Quick Health Data Online The Office on Women’s Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, provides free comprehensive US data (for both women and men) regarding various infectious and chronic diseases, mental health, reproductive health, maternal health, violence and abuse, illness prevention, mortality and access to care indicators. National, regional, state and county data are available, and data can be stratified by gender, race/ethnicity, and age concurrently. Users can make their own tables, graphs, and maps out of any data in the database. Age-adjusted rates and 3-year averages are included for many of the health status indicators.
Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Community Living, Institute on Community Integration/UCEDD: Publishes materials on state and U.S. developmental disability demographics in a variety of formats: bibliographies; books/book chapters; case studies & best practices; fact sheets; film/multimedia; periodicals; reports; surveys, assessments & other tools; training resources; guides & curricula; and web sites.
Disability Statistics, Research and Training Center on Community Living Institute on Community Integration
Residential Services for Persons with Developmental Disabilities: Status and Trends through 2007 provides data and macro level analyses on public and private residential services. The Executive Summary and Section 3 compare Medicaid utilization and expenditures for home and community-based services with services provided in institutional settings. Data are also presented in state-by-state profiles. Past editions of this annual report dating from 2000 are available as well.
Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Disability Demographics and Statistics at Cornell has prepared fairly detailed statistical status reports on working-age people with disabilities for the United States and for each state.
Rural America at a Glance 2007 Edition from the Economic Research Service at the USDA.
State Health Facts Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation site has state comparisons and individual state profiles on a variety of health-related and economic topics.
The State of the States in Developmental Disabilities: 2008 can be ordered through the AAMR bookstore by calling 301-604-1340 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org .
Montana: Three Rural Definitions Based on Census Places (Montana Maps & Tables)
Bureau of Economic Analysis Provides national, international, state, regional, and industry statistics on economic indicators, including state per capita income.
2005-2007 American Community Disability Survey: Disability Status Data files and population maps of people with disabilities by age and state.
2007 Poverty Information Recent reports, frequently asked questions, historical tables, and the latest research on poverty.
Summary of the 2005 Disability Data Justice For All Information Bulletin.
Disability Home Page: How Disability Data is Collected
Montana Population Density by Census Tract (pdf file)
Community Health Status Indicators provide an overview of key health indicators for local communities and encourage dialogue about actions that can be taken to improve a community’s health. The CHSI report was designed not only for public health professionals but also for members of the community who are interested in the health of their community. The CHSI report contains over 200 measures for each of the 3,141 United States counties.
Web Accessibility Center at The Ohio State University rates survey tools for accessibility features and usability by individuals with disabilities.