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Addressing Commuting as a Public Health Issue: Strategies Should Differ by Rurality

Description
Analyzes 2017 County Health Rankings data for counties and county-like equivalents in the U.S. to examine the rate of solo car commuting and long solo car commutes by rurality. Describes differences in socio-demographic factors related to commuting behavior by rural and urban residence.
Author(s)
Carrie Henning-Smith, Katy Kozhimannil, Alex Evenson
Date
07/2018
Type
Document
Organization
University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
Tagged as
Population health · Public health · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Transportation