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Urban-Rural Differences in Coronary Heart Disease Mortality in the United States: 1999-2009

Description
Describes the trends and magnitude of variations in death rates, with statistical breakdowns by age group, sex, race, geographical region, urbanization level, and year. Examines possible contributing factors for the disparities, including physical activity levels, access to health care, socioeconomic status, and education level.
Author(s)
Ambar Kulshreshtha, Abhinav Goyal, Kaustubh Dabhadkar, Emir Veledar, Viola Vaccarino
Citation
Public Health Reports, 129(1)
Date
01/2014
Type
Document
Tagged as
Cardiovascular disease · Mortality · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data