Exploring Bright Spots in Appalachian Health: Case Studies
In-depth studies of 10 Appalachian counties with health outcomes that are better than expected, given their characteristics and resources. Identifies actions these areas are taking to improve health and well-being. Features statistics including demographics and health-related data, and maps showing economic status of Appalachian counties. Third in a series of reports exploring health issues in Appalachia.
Nancy M. Lane, G. Mark Holmes, Thomas A. Arcury, et al.
Appalachian Regional Commission, Burness, PDA, Inc., The Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research
Access · Appalachia · Health disparities · Healthcare quality · Networking and collaboration · Poverty · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Alabama · Kentucky · Mississippi · New York · North Carolina · Pennsylvania · Tennessee · West Virginia