Rural Populations and Health Care Providers
A Map Book
Randy K. Randolph, Katherine Gaul, Rebecca T. Slifkin

This webpage features PDF files of "Rural Populations and Health Care Providers: A Map Book". This book, through the use of maps, provides a visual picture of the geographic distribution of rural populations and the health care providers that serve them. For the most complete understanding of the maps, we suggest you read the introducing text. To obtain a hard copy of the monograph, please contact Indira Hogue Richardson at

The webpage is organized in sections: National maps and the introductory text are followed by nine Appendices, one for each census division. Maps are presented individually so you can download those relevent to your search.

Introductory Text
National Maps

Census Divisions
New England Middle Atlantic East North Central
West North Central South Atlantic East South Central
West South Central Mountain Census Pacific Census

Prepared by the North Carolina Rural Health Research and Policy Analysis Center of The Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with support from
The Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration,
US Department of Health and Human Services