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  • Over 95% of Canada's land mass is rural, with approximately 20% of Canadians living in those regions. A collaborative study was published in 2006 on the differences between rural and urban health in Canada. Health-related differences This study found that those who lived in rural or remote areas had a higher mortality rate (i.

  • The 20% to 30% of Canadians who live in rural areas face many different lifestyle routines compared to urban city dwellers, one of which is access to health care. The fact is the majority of Canadian health care resources exist in urban centres, leaving rural residents having to travel on average 60 km to visit a family doctor (with some travelling much further in remote communities).

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