Disparities in obesity among rural and urban residents in a health disparate region

@inproceedings{Hill2014DisparitiesIO,
  title={Disparities in obesity among rural and urban residents in a health disparate region},
  author={Jennie L. Hill and W. You and Jamie M. Zoellner},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND The burden of obesity and obesity-related conditions is not borne equally and disparities in prevalence are well documented for low-income, minority and rural adults in the United States. The current literature on rural versus urban disparities is largely derived from national surveillance data which may not reflect regional nuances. There is little practical research that supports the reality of local service providers such as county health departments that may serve both urban and… CONTINUE READING
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