Quantifying Rural Disparity in Healthcare Utilization in the United States: Analysis of a Large Midwestern Healthcare System
Analyzes patient utilization of rural versus urban outpatient clinics. Explores electronic health record data from 474,674 adult patients from June 2018 to March 2019 across variables such as age, gender, race, ethnicity, smoking status, and health status. Includes statistics and discussion of clinic utilization in relation to rural healthcare disparities.
Akua Nuako, Jingxia Liu, Giang Pham, et al.
PLoS ONE, 17(2)
Access · Clinics · Health disparities · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data