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rural

(roor′ăl) [L. ruralis, rustic, country]
Pert. to a geographic area (such as a small town or sparsely populated county) where less than 2500 people live.
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The main finding of this analysis was that the traffic fatality rates in West Virginia were significantly higher than the rest of the nation regardless of sex, age, rurality, and for all forms of transportation except walking and bicycling.
Nonetheless, other critical factors also contribute to attrition; there is hardly a shortage of literature on this around the world, albeit only limited findings have been reported in relation to the rurality of basic education in Nigeria.
An initial literature search was conducted to identify the current status of research on the topic of the relationship between smoking status, rurality, and depression in the pregnant population.
Of these, 301,126 nonaccidental deaths (NADs) had associated dates, residences in Alabama ZIP codes, and available meteorological and rurality data.
Joyce and Neumark (2000), using data from the National Longitudinal Study of Youth 1997, found that a number of school and community characteristics, including rurality, were related to schools offering STW programs.
Pini and Mayes begin Chapter 6 entitled "Configuration of gender, class and rurality in resource affected rural Australia" by giving a historical perspective of rural change and class literature.
In the era of mobility and the search for stability and security (Bell, Lloyd, & Vatovec, 2010; Bell & Osti, 2010; Halfacree, 2011), rurality has been approached through various matrices integrated by reflections on the fate of urban and rural societies, from its socio-cultural organization and from its material and symbolic resources in the service of human groups (Oliva, 2010; Toledo, Alarcon-Chaires, & Baron, 2009).
Part III views termination through the dual lenses of poverty and rurality, arguing that rural families face appreciable and distinct obstacles due in part to spatial inequalities in the availability of government services.
The Romanian agriculture, as well as, Romanian rurality faces several challenges:
All records with an enlistment address (n = 15) or next-of-kin address (n = 1,088) were given a rurality score on the basis of the rural/urban classification in a previous study (17).
Hospital rurality was based on the percentage of rural and isolated rural patients admitted to each hospital.
This paper explores learning for choice as a contribution towards addressing the decline of youth in rural areas and in doing so commences with a section on rurality to illustrate some of the diversity of understandings about the concept and to provide locational and contextual dimensions for the paper.