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Health Disparities in Appalachia

Description
Measures population health in Appalachia and explores disparities within the region and between Appalachia and the country as a whole. Features statistics on mortality, morbidity, behavioral health, child health, community characteristics, lifestyle, healthcare systems, quality of care, and social determinants, with breakdowns between urban and rural areas.
Author(s)
Julie L. Marshall, Logan Thomas, Nancy M. Lane, et al.
Date
08/2017
Type
Document
Organizations
Appalachian Regional Commission, PDA, Inc., The Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research
Tagged as
Appalachia · Behavioral health · Children and youth · County-by-county data · Health disparities · Healthcare quality · Mortality · Population health · Rural-urban differences · Social determinants of health · Alabama · Georgia · Kentucky · Maryland · Mississippi · New York · North Carolina · Ohio · Pennsylvania · South Carolina · Tennessee · Virginia · West Virginia