Deaths From COVID‐19 in Rural, Micropolitan, and Metropolitan Areas: A County‐Level Comparison
Presents a study on the difference in rates of mortality from COVID-19 in rural versus urban areas. Discusses the factors that predict COVID-19 mortality, such as elderly populations and limited access to healthcare, among others. Breaks down data in rural, metropolitan, and micropolitan counties and highlights COVID-19 cases, hospital beds, and unemployment rate, among other mortality measures in those counties.
Saleema A. Karim, Hsueh-Fen Chen
Journal of Rural Health
Access · Health disparities · Infectious diseases · Mortality · Public health · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data