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

Date
07/2020
Description

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).

Center
University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
Authors
Katy Kozhimannil, Julia Interrante, Mariana Tuttle