Research Alert: July 16, 2020

Loss of Hospital-based Obstetric Services in Rural Counties in the United States, 2004-2018

Access to maternity care in rural U.S. counties has been on the decline in recent years. The purpose of this infographic is to show the loss of hospital-based obstetric services from 2004-2018 and how this differs by county type (micropolitan vs. noncore).

Contact Information:

Katy Kozhimannil, PhD, MPA
University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
Phone: 612.626.3812

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