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Residential Settings and Healthcare Use of the Rural "Oldest-Old" Medicare Population

Description
Results of a study using Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey data to profile rural and urban Medicare beneficiaries ages 85+ in terms of their demographic and socioeconomic characteristics, residential settings, health and functional status, and healthcare use. Features statistics on these topics with breakdowns by rural and urban location.
Author(s)
Nathan Paluso, Zachariah Croll, Deborah Thayer, Jean A. Talbot, Andrew F. Coburn
Date
03/2018
Type
Document
Organization
Maine Rural Health Research Center
Tagged as
Elderly population · Long-term care · Medicare · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data