Research Alert: April 23, 2020

Rates of Living Alone by Rurality and Age

Living alone is increasingly common and is associated with higher risk of social isolation and poor health for populations without access to appropriate support and resources. Little is known about how rates of living alone vary by rurality, however. In this infographic, we identify rates of living alone for all adults and within specific age groups using two classifications of rurality.

Contact Information:

Carrie Henning-Smith, PhD, MPH, MSW
University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
Phone: 612.626.4512

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