Publication Date: November 18th, 2019
Publication Type(s): Policy Brief
Topic(s): Health Disparities and Health Equity, Healthcare Access, Rural Statistics and Demographics, Social Determinants of Health
Author(s): Henning-Smith C, Ramirez MR, Hernandez A, Hardeman R, Kozhimannil KB
Disparities in preventive care by both rural and urban location and by race and ethnicity are well-documented in the literature, as discussed below, but less is known about whether there are differences in health care use among rural residents by race and ethnicity. In this brief, we address this gap by examining differences in preventive care among rural residents by race and ethnicity.