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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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'We have conducted studies and drawn up development plans for rural areas. Our focus now is to help the rural folks.
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.e.
Children younger than 14 years of age in urban and rural areas were recruited for the survey.
Conclusion: Medical students had positive attitude regarding the importance of working in rural areas, but their overall attitude toward working in rural areas was found to be not favorable.
One-fifth of the population in the EU27 lives for the most part in rural areas. Excepting Finland, a reasonably low percentage of the population in the EU15 resides primarily in rural areas, while the share rises to about 50%-60% in Bulgaria and Romania, and to about 30%-40% in the New Member States (NMS) of 2004.
Several factors work against the potential use of public libraries in rural areas. The adult population in the rural, tribal areas is mainly illiterate or semiliterate, and there is an absence of a reading culture (Raseroka, 1997, p.
Vodacoms commitment to accelerate network coverage for people who live in deep rural areas has already yielded a positive societal impact.
Omid, in a meeting with the members of the Employment Working Group of East Azerbaijan Province, on July 14, said the share of employment rate in rural areas in the country overall employment stake has increased by 25%.
More than half of the global rise over these 33 years was due to increases in BMI in rural areas. In some low- and middle-income countries, rural areas were responsible for over 80 per cent of the increase.
64.7% of the dwelling in urban areas and 34.8% in rural areas have Internet connection.
It recommends revitalising rural areas with a focus on five building blocks: creating farm and non-farm rural employment opportunities, achieving gender equality, addressing environmental challenges, improving access to energy and investing in good governance.
Leaving the rural areas behind will be disastrous to our intentions to progress.

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