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How do I use the charts?

Most charts and maps are interactive – mouse over areas of the chart or map to see more detailed information. If a chart, map, or text element changes color or “highlights” when moused over, it indicates a link to more detailed data. Simply double click when the object is highlighted to drill down to additional information. To return to the original view of a chart, click on the arrow in the upper right-hand corner above the chart.

To print, save, or download the chart data, click on the icons in the upper right-hand corner above the charts.


How do the charts and map interact?

Some charts and maps display related data. To change or “drill into” the data displayed, click on a wedge in a pie chart on a chart, or an area on a map to change the data display.

Clicking a wedge in a chart changes the map display to data for that specific program. Clicking a state on the map will update the pie chart to display the data only within that state and change the map to a state map identifying the counties (or county equivalents) and the associated data.

To return to the original view of a chart, click on the arrow in the upper right-hand corner above the chart.


What is the “Text View of Chart Data” at the bottom left of the chart?

The “Text View of Chart Data” link provides a textual description of the chart to assist visually impaired users.


How often are these data updated?

See the Data Refresh page for the most recent data update and the refresh schedule.


What data are represented on the charts?

Grants – Active: These data represent the total number of active grants by HRSA key program area. The data include funding from fiscal year 1999 through the current date.

 

Maternal and Child Health Training Programs: The data represents the total number of maternal child health training sites and their contact information. The sites and contact information can be displayed by program or by state. For a complete list in that state, click on the state and the data will be displayed in a pop up table containing the following elements:

  • Program Name
  • City
  • State
  • Program Director
  • Phone
  • Email
  • Performance Abstract

Note: Links to grant abstracts will direct the user to an external page. All content related to performance abstracts is managed through the MCHB Discretionary Grant Information System .

 

National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Providers: These data represent the total number of NHSC Full Time Equivalents (FTEs) by NHSC Program. Since NHSC professionals can be assigned to one or more sites, a count of individuals assigned to sites will over-count the actual number of providers. If a provider is working 100% of time at a site, then the FTE value for that provider is 1.00 and if a provider is working 50% of time at a site then the FTE value for that provider is 0.50.

These data represent the total number of NHSC providers, summarized by NHSC Program.

 

Organ Donation and Transplantation: The data represent the total number of Organ Transplant Programs (OTP) in the United States by service area: heart, heart lung, intestine, kidney, liver, lung, pancreas, and pancreas islet.

 

Shortage Areas – HPSAs: The data represent the total number of designated Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA) by discipline (primary care, dental health, and mental health).

HPSAs can cross both state and county lines. The chart at the national level presents the data by counting the HPSAs according to the primary state associated with the HPSA. When viewing an individual state, the HPSA counts represent the number of HPSAs in which any part of a HPSA is within that county. This means that summing the number of HPSAs using the county totals may overstate the actual number of HPSAs.