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Rural Populations Have Higher Rates of Chronic Disease

Description
Discusses the higher rates of mortality, chronic disease, and disability rural residents experience when compared to urban residents. Covers the special challenges that may impair the health status of rural residents.
Author(s)
Carol Jones
Citation
Amber Waves
Date
06/2010
Type
Document
Organization
USDA Economic Research Service
Tagged as
Alcohol use · Health conditions · Mortality · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Tobacco use