Reducing Potentially Excess Deaths from the Five Leading Causes of Death in the Rural United States
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. Updated in a November 2019 report.
Macarena C. Garcia, Mark Faul, Greta Massetti, et al.
MMWR Surveillance Summaries, 66(2), 1-7
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Cancer · Cardiovascular disease · Chronic respiratory conditions · Health disparities · Injuries · Mortality · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data