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Rural Health.

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Summary of "Rural Health."

About one in five US residents-nearly 60 million people-live in rural areas, which cover 97 percent of the nation's land mass. People living in rural communities suffer disproportionately from adverse health outcomes, including poorer health, greater disability, and higher age-adjusted mortality. This month's DataGraphic illustrates some of the rural vs. urban differences in health outcomes.

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Name: Health affairs (Project Hope)
ISSN: 1544-5208
Pages: 1964-1965

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Health services, public or private, in rural areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.

The status of health in rural populations.

The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.

A branch of nursing requiring generalist training with specialty knowledge in crisis assessment and management in all subdisciplines of nursing. Rural nursing practices often include geographical and social distance concepts in delivery of health care.

Innovation and improvement of the health care system by reappraisal, amendment of services, and removal of faults and abuses in providing and distributing health services to patients. It includes a re-alignment of health services and health insurance to maximum demographic elements (the unemployed, indigent, uninsured, elderly, inner cities, rural areas) with reference to coverage, hospitalization, pricing and cost containment, insurers' and employers' costs, pre-existing medical conditions, prescribed drugs, equipment, and services.

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