Promotion and Protection of Rural Miner Health: Are the Resources in Place? (Final Report)
Reports that mining areas in the U.S., compared to non-mining areas, have on average better supplies of safety net providers, hospitals, and practicing primary care physicians. However, the study results support the need to examine the availability of safety net provider types in selected geographic areas where mining takes place.
West Virginia Rural Health Research Center
Michael Hendryx, Cynthia Persily, Jamison Conley, Evan Fedorko, Johnna Beane, Matthew Armistead