This paper examines the opinions of rural and urban residents toward a full health care system provided by the government. The data used in the study come from a statewide poll conducted by the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals. Because of a greater need for health care reform in rural areas, it was assumed that rural Louisianians might be more supportive of a government health care system than their urban counterparts. However, analysis of the data indicates that a person's residence had no statistically significant effect on attitudes toward government sponsored health care.
Parent, F., and Bonnie Lewis. 1994. "Changing the Health Care System: Opinions of Rural and Urban Residents." Journal of Rural Social Sciences, 10(1): Article 2. Available at: https://egrove.olemiss.edu/jrss/vol10/iss1/2