Additional Educate Resources

The resources on this page assist members and interested parties with tools that help build a robust knowledge base.

Health Literacy Activities by State

Hosted by the CDC, this page includes state and local collaborations and academic, government and non-profit organizations with a health literacy focus.

Low levels of literacy adversely impacts cancer incidence and outcomes such as: cancer mortality, and quality of life (QOL).
Reference: National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM)

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)-Health Literacy Resources and Impact Case Studies

STATE System Interactive Maps

Hosted by the CDC, the STATE System Interactive Maps cover current and historical state-level data on tobacco use prevention and control, including tax rates, preemption and smokefree legislation.

Office on Smoking and Health’s Interactive Data Dissemination Tool: OSHData

State Cancer Profiles (National Cancer Institute-NCI)

America’s Health Rankings (United Health Foundation)

From Coverage to Care 

Developed by CMS, this national initiative assists patients, clients, employees, and caregivers as well as professionals and community organizations, to understand health coverage information and navigate primary care and preventive services.

Healthfinder.gov

Hosted by HHS, this healthfinder.gov website offers a searchable table of contents to connect users with a breadth of health topics, including recommended preventive care services.

Tobacco Use  and Disability Populations

Cigarette smoking rates are higher among adults with a disability (20.7%) compared to adults without a disability (13.3%).
Reference: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-Burden of Tobacco Use in the U.S.

Annual Disability Statistics Compendium