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Urban-Rural County and State Differences in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease — United States, 2015

Description
Examines rural-urban chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) disparities. Compares age-adjusted COPD prevalence, Medicare hospitalizations for COPD, and mortality for rural, micropolitan, and metropolitan residents. Also includes state-level data on the percentage rural residents and age-adjusted estimates of selected COPD measures.
Author(s)
Janet B. Croft, Anne G. Wheaton, Yong Liu, et al.
Citation
MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 67(7), 205-211
Date
02/2018
Type
Document
Organization
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Tagged as
Chronic respiratory conditions · Mortality · Rural-urban differences · State-by-state data · Statistics and data · State-by-state