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Rural Americans at Higher Risk of Death from Five Leading Causes: Demographic, Environmental, Economic, Social Factors Might Be Key to Difference

Description
Press release describing a study examining rural and urban differences in mortality rates from leading causes of death, including heart disease, cancer, unintentional injuries, chronic lower respiratory disease, and stroke. Discusses rural health disparities and lists ways healthcare providers can address these disparities and improve rural health.
Date
01/2017
Type
Document
Organization
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Tagged as
Cancer · Cardiovascular disease · Chronic respiratory conditions · Injuries · Mortality · Population health · Rural-urban differences

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