Urban-Rural County and State Differences in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease — United States, 2015
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.
Janet B. Croft, Anne G. Wheaton, Yong Liu, et al.
MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 67(7), 205-211
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Chronic respiratory conditions · Mortality · Rural-urban differences · State-by-state data · Statistics and data · State-by-state