COVID-19 Mortality Rates across Noncore, Micropolitan, and Metropolitan Counties by Community Characteristics, December 2020-January 2021
Explores differences in COVID-19 mortality rates across rural-urban designations and stratifications by geography, county-level sociodemographic factors, and county-level healthcare factors. Features statistics on mortality rates by rurality and U.S. census region, racial/ethnic composition, and ICU and nursing home bed density, as well as state-level maps showing mortality rates per 100,000 with breakdowns by metropolitan, micropolitan, and noncore areas.
Whitney E. Zahnd, Khyathi Gadag, Fred Ullrich, Keith J. Mueller
RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis
COVID-19 · Infectious diseases · Long-term care · Mortality · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data