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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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Health insurance reform would give individuals living in rural areas better access to health care coverage, according to a recent report by the Health and Human Services Department.
The decline in house prices has improved housing affordability in rural areas.
5 billion people around the world currently engaged in agricultural production in rural areas, this is not easy.
Our network covers a lot of urban and rural areas," says Susan Allen with the Northwest Ag Information Network, Cashmere, WA, "so our programming has to appeal to both audiences.
As the people living in the remote rural areas in South Africa are particularly disadvantaged as far as access to information to improve their lives is concerned (Le Roux, 2001, p.
The team also claimed that for malignant brain tumours, the risk was eight times as high for those living in rural areas.
In May 2001, we obtained personal information and collected fingerprick blood samples from 818 participants, 15-70 years of age, living in urban and rural areas of the county.
For example, while more than 98% of Thailand's rural areas have been electrified, approximately 750 villages are still too remote to access the state power grid.
Minogue doesn't see himself as representing just the North, but also small businesses and smaller municipalities as well as rural areas.
In our rural area, there is much dumping of trash on the road sides that needs to be picked up personally.
Finally, a rural area is a cultural shock to most city folk.
These horror stories had played well among people in rural areas, who were legitimately afraid that regulations could devastate their livelihoods.

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