Access to Obstetric Services in Rural Counties Still Declining, With 9 Percent Losing Services, 2004-14
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.
University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
Peiyin Hung, Carrie Henning-Smith, Michelle Casey, Katy Kozhimannil