The 2014 Update of the Rural-Urban Chartbook


Includes current trends and disparities in urban and rural health. Reports on population characteristics including age, race and ethnicity, and poverty; health-related behaviors and risk factors including smoking, alcohol consumption, obesity, and physical inactivity; mortality data; other health status measures including adolescent births, limitation of activity, and total tooth loss; healthcare access and use; and mental health measures. Individual data tables are available in an Excel file.

North Dakota and NORC Rural Health Reform Policy Research Center
Michael Meit, Alana Knudson, Tess Gilbert, Amanda Tzy-Chyi Yu, Erin Tanenbaum, Elizabeth Ormson, Shannon TenBroeck, Alycia Bayne, Shena Popat