Are rural residents less likely to obtain recommended preventive healthcare services

@article{Casey2001AreRR,
  title={Are rural residents less likely to obtain recommended preventive healthcare services},
  author={Michelle M. Casey and K Thiede Call and Jill Klingner},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={182-8}
}
BACKGROUND This study examined rural-urban differences in utilization of preventive healthcare services and assessed the impact of rural residence, demographic factors, health insurance status, and health system characteristics on the likelihood of obtaining each service. METHODS National data from the 1997 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) and the 1999 Area Resource File were used to evaluate the adequacy of preventive services obtained by rural and urban women and men… CONTINUE READING

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