As published in Social Science & Medicine, January 2020.
The social conditions of individuals’ residential environments actively shape their health outcomes.
- Rural adults are more likely to die from the most highly preventable causes (HPC)
- Place-level socioeconomic advantage negatively associates with HPC
- Policies to improve socioeconomic conditions will decrease mortality disparities
Social Science & Medicine, Volume 245, January 2020, 112689, Characteristics of place and the rural disadvantage in deaths from highly preventable causes
Adam R.Roth and Justin T. Denney, Solmaz Amiri, Ofer Amram, Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health, Washington State University, Pullman