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While Lower in Health Rankings, Rural Counties Still Have Advantages

Source
The Daily Yonder
Date
Nov 15, 2017
Summary
Details the results of the 2017 County Health Rankings which found that rural counties are less likely than their urban counterparts to receive high marks for health and are less likely to have organizations, people, and infrastructure in place to improve community health. Also touches on rural advantages that are more difficult to measure, like personal relationships and the interconnected nature of rural communities.
Tagged as
Health disparities · Infrastructure · Networking and collaboration · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data