Accession Number PB2013-102178
Title Health Status and Health Care Access of Farm and Rural Populations. Report Summary.
Publication Date Aug 2009
Media Count 2p
Personal Author A. K. Mishra C. A. Jones J. N. Variyam M. Aheran T. S. Parker
Abstract Health is a critical component of household well-being, and reforming the U.S. health care system is high on the national policy agenda. Health care access and health status are a particular concern in rural areas, where the population is older, has lower education and income levels, and is more likely to be living in medically underserved areas than is the case in urban areas.
Keywords Accessibility of health services
Farm workers
Health care utilization
Health status
Rural areas
Socioeconomic status
Urban areas
Workplace hazards

Source Agency Economic Research Service
NTIS Subject Category 44C - Community & Population Characteristics
44N - Health Care Utilization
44K - Health Services
92C - Social Concerns
Corporate Author Economic Research Service, Washington, DC.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1306
Contract Number N/A

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