Report Details Racial Disparities in Rural AmericaNovember 29, 2017 |
by Taylor Knopf
For years, studies have pointed out the gaps between rural and urban communities when it comes to health outcomes. But there are also significant health divides between ethnicities within rural America, according to a recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report.
Though urban areas still have more diverse populations, the study authors found that in recent years, rural communities have displayed increasing racial diversity. They also found that different health issues were more prevalent among certain racial ethnicities.