breast cancer screening rates

Rural VS Urban Mammogram Screening Rates Vary Widely In These 9 States

Annual mammograms are so often stressed for women over 45 — yet, despite the huge push for early detection methods, there are many factors that affect a women’s likelihood of getting a mammogram screening, especially in rural areas of the country. Here are 9 states with the biggest disparity of screening between women living in rural versus metropolitan areas.