Fewer Hospitals Close in the 1990s: Rural Hospitals Mirror This Trend
Summarizes a study of the number and rate of hospital closures in rural areas during the 1990s. Includes a chart showing rural and urban short-term acute care hospital closures by year, as well as a map showing the location of these hospitals.
Stephanie T. Poley, Thomas C. Ricketts
North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
Closures of healthcare facilities and services · Hospitals · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data