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Exploring Bright Spots in Appalachian Health: Case Studies

Description
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.
Author(s)
Nancy M. Lane, G. Mark Holmes, Thomas A. Arcury, et al.
Date
07/2018
Type
Document
Organizations
Appalachian Regional Commission, Burness, PDA, Inc., The Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research
Tagged as
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