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Characteristics of Communities Served by Rural Hospitals Predicted to be at High Risk of Financial Distress in 2019

Description
Uses updated results from the Financial Distress Index to compare communities that are home to rural hospitals at high financial risk with areas having rural hospitals not at high risk. Features statistics including demographics, socioeconomics, and health status, with breakdowns by location in the South, the Midwest, the Northeast, and the West.
Author(s)
Sharita R. Thomas, George H. Pink, Kristin Reiter
Date
04/2019
Type
Document
Organization
North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
Tagged as
Closures of healthcare facilities and services · Hospitals · Minorities · Population health · Statistics and data · The South