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Geographic Disparities Associated with Travel to Medical Care and Attendance in Programs to Prevent/Manage Chronic Illness Among Middle-Aged and Older Adults in Texas

Description
Examines the relationship of rural and urban middle-aged and older adults with one or more chronic conditions who travel long distances to receive medical care, and their utilization of programs focused on prevention and chronic disease management. Participants from 9 counties in central Texas responded to health assessment surveys regarding their number of doctor's visits within the previous year, distance to receive medical care, residential status, and other personal characteristics.
Author(s)
Matthew L. Smith, Samuel D. Towne Jr., Caroline D Bergeron, et al.
Citation
Rural and Remote Health,19(4), 5147
Date
11/2019
Type
Document
Tagged as
Access · Chronic disease management · Statistics and data · Transportation · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Texas