Analysis of Pennsylvania Crash Statistics Data
Summary of vehicular crashes in rural versus urban Pennsylvania from 2010-2015, with a specific focus on the disproportionate number which occurred in rural areas. Includes a discussion of the barrier of geographic distance to care, availability of emergency service providers or law enforcement assistance, and the impact of the Marcellus Shale natural gas wells.
Louis Pesci, Jeffrey Grim, Lucas Tatarko, Joseph Franze
Center for Rural Pennsylvania
Health disparities · Public health · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Pennsylvania