RUPRI Health Center Releases Analysis on COVID-19 Mortality by Geography & Community Characteristics. January 2023

The RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis has released a new policy brief COVID-19 Mortality Rates across Noncore, Micropolitan, and Metropolitan Counties by Community Characteristics, December 2020-January 2021. This policy brief examines differences in COVID-19 mortality rates across rural-urban designations and stratifications by geography, county-level sociodemographic factors, and county-level health care factors. Between December …

RUPRI Research on COVID Featured in Scientific American Article on Rural Mortality

Research on Nonmetropolitan COVID-19 Cases & Death Rates from the RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis was featured in a December 14, 2022 Scientific American┬« article on mortality rates in rural. The article, People in Rural Areas Die at Higher Rates Than Those in Urban Areas by Tanya Lewis, highlights RUPRI’s ongoing COVID tracking …