Research Findings

View publications, including policy briefs, working papers, and journal articles, on Poverty:


View one-page summary Recaps of key findings from the Rural Health Research Centers on Poverty:

  • Poverty and Health Insurance Coverage Among Rural Children
    Date: 08/2019
    This resource examines pediatric insurance coverage, poverty rates, and Medicaid enrollment by race/ethnicity in rural and urban communities. The Recap also presents a summary of the research on the impact of coverage on rural access to care.
  • Rural Communities: Age, Income, and Health Status
    Date: 11/2018
    While studies discuss the implications of income or age on health-seeking behavior, health status, access, or utilization of care, it is imperative to recognize what this means for older and lower-income rural communities. This Recap identifies rural disparities in age, health status, and income.


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Projects on this Topic

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