In the U.S., rural mortality rates are much higher than those in urban areas, and the gap has widened in recent years. Several causes of death are to blame.
rural mortality, rural health, health disparities, mortality rates
Demography, Population, and Ecology | Rural Sociology | Spatial Science
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