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Linkages Between Rural Community Capitals and Healthcare Provision: A Survey of Small Rural Towns in Three U.S. Regions

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Identifies community-level factors affecting the recruitment and retention of rural healthcare professionals through key informant interviews and a survey of healthcare professionals in 9 states across three regions: the Lower Mississippi Delta, the Southern Great Plains, and the Upper Midwest. Explores how the importance of these factors varies across regions and types of healthcare professionals and whether the importance of these factors differs between recruitment and retention.
John Pender, Maria Kuhns, Cindy Yu, Janice Larson, Shirley Huck
USDA Economic Research Service
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Community and economic development · Delta Region · Health occupations · Health workforce supply and demand · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · Statistics and data · Arkansas · Iowa · Kansas · Louisiana · Minnesota · Mississippi · Oklahoma · Texas · Wisconsin

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