Rural Health: Financial Insecurity Plagues Many Who Live With Disability

Many Americans with disabilities who live in rural areas of the U.S. said it would be a challenge for them to cover an unexpected $1,000 expense, according to the results of a new poll.

Having to come up with $1,000 unexpectedly can be a challenge for anyone. NPR’s recent poll on rural health found that’s especially true for one group: people with disabilities.

(Image credit: Kim Ryu for NPR)

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