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Health Care Disparities in Rural Areas

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Figure 1. Adult Admissions for Uncontrolled Diabetes Without Complications per 100,000 Population, by Race

This is a graph showing adult admissions for uncontrolled diabetes without complications per 100,000 population, by race.  Metropolitan White: 13.8, Metropolitan Black: 76.7; Micropolitan White: 24.1, Micropolitan Black: 123.3; Non-Core White: 35.0; Non-Core Black: 176.3

Source: Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, State Inpatient Databases disparities analysis file, 2001.
Key: Metropolitan = 50,000 or more inhabitants; micropolitan = 10,000 to 50,000 inhabitants; noncore = not metropolitan or micropolitan.

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