Archive of Cardiovascular Disease

Access to Health Care and Nonemergency Medical Transportation: Two Missing Links, Transportation Research Record Journal of the Transportation Research Board

January, 2005

The percentages for transportation-disadvantaged adults residing in urban areas are as follows: diabetes (82.8%), heart disease (79.2%), and hypertension (80.5%). These numbers represent the percentages of the disadvantaged adults with each disease who live in urban locations and can be compared with the overall figure of 77.8% of transportation-disadvantaged adults who are urban residents.


Richard Wallace, Paul Hughes-Cromwick, Hillary Mull, and Snehamay Khasnabis, Wayne State