New MMWR Explores Five Health-Related Behaviors in Rural Areas
Live in a rural area? Despite improvements in the overall health of Americans, people living in rural areas are at greater risk for chronic disease. A newMMWR report, Health-Related Behaviors by Urban-Rural County Classification — United States, 2013, looks at urban and rural differences in the United States regarding five selected Healthy People 2020health-related behaviors. Read the full report to find out the five health-related behaviors that can help people live longer and about their prevalence in rural areas.