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rural area

Demographics An area, defined by the US Census Bureau, as a non-urbanized area with < 2500 people Epidemiology An area outside of a metropolitan statistical area, defined by the Office of Management and Budget. See Paramedic.
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The fourth factor Number of Earning Members (NEM) in a family, unlike previous factors having negative relation with the (WWSY) in all urban and rural areas except in one rural area i.
Children younger than 14 years of age in urban and rural areas were recruited for the survey.
Open ended questions were asked regarding the reasons for their reluctance to serve in rural areas of Goa.
Objective: This study aimed to determine the attitude of medical students toward serving in rural areas and the determinants of such attitude.
He cited data showing that, 3 years after graduation, almost half of recent rural training track participants had continued to practice in rural areas and about a third were serving in professional shortage areas.
One-fifth of the population in the EU27 lives for the most part in rural areas.
Some of the uses of this equipment and technology were remote planning meetings for service provision in rural areas of the state.
Maternal mortality is highest in the North and Northwest, suggesting weak health systems in rural areas with a prevalence of ethnic minorities and women.
THE Government must do more to help boost levels of affordable housing in rural areas, the Countryside Agency urged yesterday.
In health care terms, rural areas are characterized by long distances needed to travel to clinics and hospitals and few health care providers.
The FCC was charged with implementing these provisions with little guidance about whether competition was a vehicle for, or an obstacle to, delivering these goals to rural areas.
1 thousand rubles; Improvement of housing conditions for citizens residing in rural areas, including young families and young professionals" - 12.

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