Family Medicine Rural Clerkship
Demographics and Statistics
http://www.ors.state.sc.us/hd/index.html - need new link
South Carolina Budget & Control Board Office of Research and Statistics offers health and demographics information. You will be able to obtain general demographics by county and region. You will also have the capacity to perform on-line queries of their health information database, for example- "average cost of a diabetes admission to Abbeville County Memorial Hospital in 1997".
http://www.state.sc.us/dhec/ - need new link
South Carolina DHEC homepage. The site outlines health resources by county, including addresses and phone numbers of key agencies. The health statistics are sparse.
South Carolina's Front Door. Whether you want to know the history of your county or local news and weather, this is the website for you.
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/pubs/pubd/hus/01hustop.htm - - need new link
Health, United States, 2001, from the National Center for Health Statistics - provides trend data on ambulatory care, inpatient care, determinants and measures of health, health care coverage and major federal programs, as well as urban and rural health, adolescent health and aging.