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created Dec 6 2016

updated Jan 3 2017

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The Medically Underserved Areas/Populations (MUA/P) show designated MUA/Ps as well as MUA/Ps as they relate to HRSA Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP) designated rural health areas. MUA/P designations are based on the Index of Medical Underservice (IMU). IMU is calculated based on four criteria: population to provider ratio; percent of the population below the federal poverty level; percent of the population over age 65; and infant mortality rate.

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