Admission Severity and Mortality Rates Among Rural and Urban Nursing Facility Residents with Dementia
Assesses whether the potentially higher utilization of nursing facility services in rural communities can be attributed to differences in use patterns by older adults with dementia. Specifically, addresses the question of whether rural nursing facility residents with dementia are less impaired at the time of their admission to a nursing facility than urban residents with dementia.
Elise J. Bolda, Kimberly Mooney Murray
Maine Rural Health Research Center
Dementia · Long-term care · Mortality · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data