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Why COVID-19 Vaccination Rates Are Lower in Rural Areas of the U.S.
Monday, October 4, 2021, By Lily Datz
A combination of higher Trump vote share and lower educational attainment help explain the lower COVID-19 vaccination rates in rural areas of the United States, according to a new study published in the Journal of Rural Health. The researchers conclude…
“Rural Areas Send Their Sickest Patients To The Cities, Straining Hospital Capacity.”
Monday, November 23, 2020, By Lily Datz
Shannon Monnat, associate professor of sociology in the Maxwell School, was quoted in the NPR story “Rural Areas Send Their Sickest Patients To The Cities, Straining Hospital Capacity.” Monnat, who also serves as the Lerner Chair for Public Health Promotion,…