urban http://kbia.org en Versus urban areas, rural Missouri has poorer health, fewer doctors http://kbia.org/post/versus-urban-areas-rural-missouri-has-poorer-health-fewer-doctors <p>Health is generally poorer in rural Missouri compared to urban areas, yet there is a distinct shortage of primary care physicians in rural Missouri. KBIA&rsquo;s Jacob Fenston has reported that the shortage is only expected to worsen over the next ten years as the elderly population expands.</p><p>This graphic shows some of these inequalities--click through for more detail. &nbsp;Created by Lydia Mulvany.</p> Mon, 12 Dec 2011 21:45:25 +0000 5208 at http://kbia.org Versus urban areas, rural Missouri has poorer health, fewer doctors