Defining "Rural" for the Study on Human Services Programs in Rural Contexts
Report describing the impacts of rural definitions on research design and methods for a study of human services delivery in rural areas. Addresses U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural-Urban Continuum Codes, rural regions, and the limitations of certain definitions.
Dallas Elgin, James Murdoch, Corianne Payton Scally, Heather Hahn
2M Research, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Urban Institute
Research methods and resources · Rural definitions · Statistics and data