Defining "Rural" Areas: Impact on Health Care Policy and Research

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This paper examines dichotomous designations used to define rural and urban areas and discusses how they are applied in certain Federal programs. In addition, several topologies are described that are useful in showing the diversity that exists within rural areas.

Creator(s): United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: July 1989
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Office of Technology Assessment
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  • Creation: July 1989
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This paper examines dichotomous designations used to define rural and urban areas and discusses how they are applied in certain Federal programs. In addition, several topologies are described that are useful in showing the diversity that exists within rural areas.

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60 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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Series Title: Staff paper
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Office of Technology Assessment
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  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 8912
  • SUDOC: Y 3.T 22/2:2 R 88
  • UNTCAT: b1597904 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc39942
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