Access to Obstetric Services in Rural Counties Still Declining, with 9 Percent Losing Services, 2004-14

Date
09/2017
Journal
Health Affairs
Description

Providing access to obstetric care in rural areas is a growing concern. By 2014, about 54% of rural counties in the United States did not have hospital obstetric services.

Center
University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
Authors
Peiyin Hung, Carrie Henning-Smith, Michelle Casey, Katy Kozhimannil