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Area Deprivation Is Higher among Rural Counties — but Not All Rural Counties Are Deprived

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Description
Examines the role of residence and community deprivation on potentially avoidable hospitalizations among children. Introduces the Area Deprivation Index, applies the index to counties across the United States, and analyzes rates of potentially avoidable hospitalizations by urban and rural locations across 9 states. (Part 1 of a 2-part series.)
Author(s)
Nathan Hale, Janice C. Probst, Ashley Robertson
Date
08/2015
Type
Document
Organization
Rural and Minority Health Research Center (formerly the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center)
Tagged as
Children and youth · Health disparities · Poverty · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data

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  • Rural and Minority Health Research Center (formerly the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center), view details