In this data snapshot, author Kenneth Johnson discusses the uneven spatial distribution of New Hampshire’s older population and suggests that it may complicate the delivery of health care to the state’s population during the COVID-19 epidemic. Older adults are much more likely to experience serious health consequences as a result of exposure to COVID-19. Thus, access to health care is of critical importance for older adults. Though most older adults reside in southern New Hampshire, seniors make up a larger proportion of the population in sparsely settled northern New Hampshire.
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Johnson, Kenneth M., "Distribution of New Hampshire’s Older Population Complicates Health Care Delivery During Coronavirus Epidemic" (2020). The Carsey School of Public Policy at the Scholars' Repository. 390.
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