The Intersection of Residence and Area Deprivation: The Case of Hospitalizations from Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions Among Children

This brief from the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center is the second in a series providing information on the role of residence and community deprivation on potentially avoidable hospitalizations among children. This brief describes the findings from a nine-state sample of children’s hospitalizations and discusses the potential implications for rural health research and policy.

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