codes are from the US Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service (https://www.ers.usda.gov/data-products/ru-ral-urban-continuum-codes.aspx).
Kerala gives a unique example of money order economy which has tremendous impact on rural quality of life and rural-urban continuum
in Kerala is largely influenced by foreign remittances.
The health impacts of environmental quality may both result from and differ across the rural-urban continuum
. However, most studies about environmental impact on mortality have only focused on urban areas (Krall et al.
Distribution of Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities Across the Rural-Urban Continuum
. Institute for Health Policy, Muskie School of Public Service, University of Southern Maine, 2007.
The 2013 Rural-Urban Continuum
Codes (RUCC) were used to determine the degree of urbanization and adjacency to a metropolitan area (U.S.
It has therefore become indispensible for the developmental policy makers to analyze the process of urbanization along a rural-urban continuum
, based on a broad range of indicators.
Factors influencing the intensification of farming systems and soil-nutrient management in the rural-urban continuum
of SW Ghana.
They use the 2003 USDA-ERS rural-urban continuum
codes, and county level measures of establishments that have fewer than five employees based on the 2007 County Business Patterns data and non-employer counts from the Census Bureau's Non-employer Statistics.
The ARF's rural-urban continuum
codes from USDA ERS (2012) were used to produce designations for rural location.
A county was operationalized as either rural or urban according to USDA's Economic Research Service (ERS) Rural-Urban Continuum
Codes (RUCCs) (USDA 2012).
This is the same general approach used in other rural-urban classification systems, such as Beale Codes and the USDA's rural-urban continuum
codes that assign a score on a scale of 1 to 9 to all U.S.
Department of Agriculture Rural-Urban Continuum