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Assessment of Factors Contributing to Health Outcomes in the Eight States of the Mississippi Delta Region

Description
Examines key contributors to health outcomes and disparities between Delta and non-Delta counties, using 38 measures derived from the 2014 County Health Rankings. Features statistics comparing mortality, self-rated health, low birth rate, and various health factors, and demographics including sex, race/ethnicity, and rurality.
Author(s)
Keith P. Gennuso, Amanda Jovaag, Bridget B. Catlin, Matthew Rodock, Hyojun Park
Citation
Preventing Chronic Disease, 13
Date
03/2016
Type
Document
Tagged as
Delta Region · Health disparities · Mortality · Statistics and data · Alabama · Arkansas · Illinois · Kentucky · Louisiana · Mississippi · Missouri · Tennessee