Network on Rural Population Health and Aging, USDA Multistate Research Project W4001: Social, Economic and Environmental Causes and Consequences of Demographic Change in Rural America
As rates of coronavirus (COVID-19) infection and death continue to rise, it is important to consider how rural areas may be differentially affected. Rural economies may also be affected in different ways than their urban counterparts, which has implications for long-term rural population health outcomes.
COVID-19, Coronavirus, rural health
Place and Environment | Rural Sociology
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Monnat thanks Alex Punch and Mary Kate Lee for their feedback on an earlier draft.
Monnat, Shannon M., "Why Coronavirus Could Hit Rural Areas Harder" (2020). Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion: Population Health Research Brief Series. 60.
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