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Rural Residents Appear to be More Vulnerable to Serious Infection or Death From Coronavirus COVID-19

Description
Examines trends in COVID-19 case rates and death rates for urban and rural areas. Discusses factors that may make rural residents more vulnerable to severe illness or death, including underlying health conditions, age, and healthcare access barriers.
Author(s)
Elizabeth A. Dobis, David McGranahan
Citation
Amber Waves
Date
02/2021
Type
Document
Organization
USDA Economic Research Service
Tagged as
Access · Health disparities · Infectious diseases · Mortality · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data