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Reducing Potentially Excess Deaths from the Five Leading Causes of Death in the Rural United States

Description
Reports on the rural-urban disparities regarding potentially preventable deaths caused by heart disease, cancer, unintentional injury, chronic lower respiratory disease (CLRD), and stroke for populations less than 80 years of age. Discusses factors impacting the rural-urban gap, and offers suggestions for reducing these disparities and improving health.
Author(s)
Macarena C. Garcia, Mark Faul, Greta Massetti, et al.
Location
MMWR Surveillance Summaries, 66(1), 26-32
Date
01/2017
Type
Document
Organization
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Tagged as
Cancer · Cardiovascular disease · Chronic respiratory conditions · Health disparities · Injuries · Mortality · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data