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Journal of Environmental and Public Health
Volume 2013, Article ID 960157, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/960157
Research Article

The Utility of Rural and Underserved Designations in Geospatial Assessments of Distance Traveled to Healthcare Services: Implications for Public Health Research and Practice

1The University of Georgia, College of Public Health, Department of Health Promotion and Behavior, 330 River Road, 315 Ramsey Center, Athens, GA 30602, USA
2Texas A&M Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health, Department of Health Promotion and Community Health Sciences, TAMU 1266, College Station, TX 77843, USA
3HSR Health Services, LLC, P.O. Box 571357, Murray, UT 84157, USA
4Texas A&M Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, TAMU 1266, College Station, TX 77843, USA
5The University of Memphis, School of Public Health, Division of Health Systems Management and Policy, Robison Hall 133, Memphis, TN 38152-3530, USA
6Texas A&M Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health, Center for Community Health Development, TAMU 1266, College Station, TX 77843, USA

Received 6 March 2013; Accepted 10 May 2013

Academic Editor: Edward Trapido

Copyright © 2013 Matthew Lee Smith et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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