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Risk Factors for Poor Health Among U.S. Older Adults in Rural and Urban Areas: Injury, Food Insecurity, and Lack of Social and Emotional Support

Examines differences in select risk factors for poor health between rural and urban older adults and among rural older adults, with breakdowns by several sociodemographic characteristics. Features statistics including percentage of older adults experiencing risk factors for poor health, injury and significant injury, food insecurity, and lack of social and emotional support.
Ingrid Jacobson, Alexis Swendener, Megan Lahr, Alyssa Fritz, Carrie Henning-Smith
University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
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Abuse and violence · Access · Aging and aging-related services · Elderly population · Food security and nutrition · Injuries · Mental health · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data

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  • University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center, view details