Consequences of Structural Urbanism: Urban–Rural Differences in Cancer Patients' Use and Perceived Importance of Supportive Care Services from a 2017–2018 Midwestern Survey
Examines health disparities in supportive cancer care based on data from 326 rural and urban Midwestern cancer patients from November 2017 to May 2018. Includes participant data broken down by rurality, age, sex, race, marital status, insurance status, and related cancer diagnosis. Discusses closures of healthcare services and limited resources in rural areas and their impact on healthcare access for cancer patients.
Marquita W. Lewis-Thames, Patricia Fank, Michelle Gates, et al.
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(6)
Access · Cancer · Health disparities · Rural-urban differences · Specialty care · Statistics and data