Rural Taxonomy of Population and Health-Resource Characteristics

This policy brief reports the newly developed taxonomy of rural places based on relevant population and health-resource characteristics. It discusses how policy-makers and rural communities can utilize this classification tool. The information includes a systematic tool for classifying and identifying similar rural communities and places. Ten distinct types of rural areas are ranked based on characteristics related to both demand (population) and supply (health resources) sides of the health services market.


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