South Carolina Rural Health Research Center
The South Carolina Rural Health Research Center at the University of South Carolina focuses on investigating persistent inequities in health status within the population of the rural US, with an emphasis on inequities stemming from socioeconomic status, race and ethnicity, and access to healthcare services. Special attention will be given to rural health services delivery and health professions placement through data and policy issue analyses.
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(South Carolina State Library, 2016-07)Understanding the demography of rural America is vital to understanding what programs, interventions and policy initiatives are needed to improve health care access, delivery and outcomes. Overall findings suggest that ...
(South Carolina State Library, 2016-07)In 2008, the U.S. experienced its worst recession since the Great Depression, particularly affecting rural America. The South Carolina Rural Health Research Center used county-level data to examine rural demographic changes ...
(South Carolina State Library, 2016-07)The objective of this study was to identify disparities in colonoscopy utilization and access to care across urban-rural populations in the Carolinas. NC and SC are in the top 10% of states for the proportion of residents ...