The economic, social, and political challenges facing rural areas in the US have implications for the entire country. Even though rural-urban disparities in mortality from such diseases as chronic lung disease and cardiovascular disease have been described,1,2 less is known about recent trends in rural-urban differences in age-adjusted mortality rates (AAMRs) overall in the US.
Cross SH, Califf RM, Warraich HJ. Rural-Urban Disparity in Mortality in the US From 1999 to 2019. JAMA. 2021;325(22):2312–2314. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.5334
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