Rural Health Resources by Topic: Rural-urban differences
Rural Health Care: A Strategic Plan for Washington State
Explores ways to transform the rural healthcare system in
Washington State. Describes the challenges that rural
communities face. Provides rural versus urban statistics on
reimbursement and special programs.
Date: 2012 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Washington State Hospital Association view details
Health, United States, 2011: With Special Feature on Socioeconomic Status and Health
Presents an annual overview of national trends in health statistics. Covers health status and determinants, healthcare utilization, access, and expenditures. Includes data on rural areas - see index under "metropolitan/nonmetropolitan data." 2011 edition includes special section examining socioeconomic status as it relates to health status, prevention, and healthcare access.
Date: 2012 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Center for Health Statistics view details
Summary Health Statistics for the U.S. Population: National Health Interview Survey, 2010
Summarizes data from the 2010 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), and includes estimates on various health measures of the U.S. population such as health status, special education, early intervention services, health insurance coverage, injury, health care access, and limitations in activities. Includes some data by place of residence for large metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs), small MSAs, and nonmetro (not in an MSA) areas.
Date: 12/2011 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Center for Health Statistics view details
Rural Disparity in Domestic Violence Prevalence and Access to Resources
A study of the impact of geographic location on prevalence, frequency, and severity of intimate partner violence, as well as access to resources for victims in rural communities. Includes data and statistics for each category, with comparison to urban counterparts.
Author(s): Corinne Peek-Asa, Anne Wallis, Karisa Harland, et al. Citation: Journal of Women's Health, 20(11), 1743-1749 Date: 11/2011 Type: Document view details
Health Care Access and Use Among the Rural Uninsured
Examines access to care and service use among non-elderly, uninsured rural and urban residents compared to each other and to their insured counterparts.
Author(s): Erika C. Ziller, Jennifer D. Lenardson, Andrew F. Coburn Date: 11/2011 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Maine Rural Health Research Center view details
Septicemia in U.S. Hospitals, 2009
Reports on septicemia hospitalizations in 2009. Table 4 lists rates of septicemia stays by location of patient residence for urban and rural areas.
Author(s): Anne Elixhauser, Bernard Friedman, Elizabeth Stranges Date: 10/2011 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality view details