The University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center released a policy brief and infographic illustrating the differences between urban and rural hospitals that provide obstetric services by their size, capacity, location, and community characteristics, as well as comparing these factors between rural hospitals with obstetric services and those that recently closed their obstetric units.
- Rural and Urban Hospital Characteristics by Obstetric Service Provision Status, 2010-2018
- Characteristics of Rural and Urban U.S. Hospitals Based on Obstetric Services
Julia Interrante, MPH
University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center