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Geographic Accessibility of Pulmonologists for Adults with COPD

Description
Examines county-level geographic access to pulmonologists for adults with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Includes statistics describing the distance in miles to a pulmonologist or primary care physician for adults living in rural areas. Figure 1 overlays locations of pulmonologists with county estimates of adults with COPD. Figure 2 overlays the locations of primary care physician locations with county estimates of adults with COPD.
Author(s)
Janet B. Croft, Hua Lu, Xingyou Zhang, James B. Holt
Citation
Chest, 150(3), 544-553
Date
09/2016
Type
Document
Tagged as
Access · Chronic respiratory conditions · Rural-urban differences · Specialty care · Statistics and data