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TITLE : Rural Health In The United States

Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines catalogs newspapers books and more online easily share your publications and get them in front of issuus for an in depth look at rural health disparities the centers for disease control and preventions morbidity and mortality weekly report rural health series examines rural mortality and preventable deaths health related behaviors chronic disease and related topicsease of access to a physician is greater in urban areas the patient to primary care physician ratio in rural areas is only 398 physicians per 100000 people compared to 533 physicians per 100000 in urban areasin this commentary i place the maturing field of rural health research and policy in the context of the rural health disparities documented in health united states 2001 urban and rural health chartbook because of recent advances in our understanding of the determinants of health the field mustamericas ruralurban divide a special series how governments respond to the widening rift between rural and urban america can either help bridge the gap or drive the country down an even more

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