Urban and Rural Differences in Coronavirus Pandemic Preparedness
Examines the variation in hospital bed capacity by region in the U.S. and by metro and non-metro status. Discusses urban and rural differences in hospital resources, including hospital and ICU beds per capita. Provides an interactive map displaying hospital beds per capita and select demographic characteristics of metro and non-metro areas of each state and by hospital referral region.
Kendal Orgera, Daniel McDermott, Matthew Rae, et al.
Kaiser Family Foundation, Peterson Center on Healthcare
Emergency preparedness and response · Hospitals · Infectious diseases · Inpatient care · Population health · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data