The Journal of Rural Health

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Edited By: Tyrone Borders Ph.D., F.A.C.E.

Impact Factor: 1.453

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 41/71 (Health Policy & Services); 57/89 (Health Care Sciences & Services); 91/162 (Public Environmental & Occupational Health)

Online ISSN: 1748-0361

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In the recently released 2013 Journal Citation Reports, The Journal of Rural Health's Impact Factor increased to 1.771

The editorial team would like to take the opportunity to thank our authors, readers, and reviewers for making our journal such a success story. We look forward to continuing our collaboration with you.

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Top cited articles from 2012 and 2013

Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Rural Communities: Current Research and Future Directions
Jon Wardle, Chi-Wai Lui, Jon Adams

Prevalence of Obesity Among Adults From Rural and Urban Areas of the United States: Findings From NHANES (2005-2008)
Christie Befort, Niaman Nazir, Michael Perri

Receipt of Cancer Screening Services: Surprising Results for Some Rural Minorities
Kevin Bennett, Janice Probst, Jessica Bellinger

Differences in Late-Stage Diagnosis, Treatment, and Colorectal Cancer-Related Death Between Rural and Urban African Americans and Whites in Georgia
Robert Hines, Talar Markossian

Differences in Readiness Between Rural Hospitals and Primary Care Providers for Telemedicine Adoption and Implementation: Findings From a Statewide Telemedicine Survey
Amy Martin, Janice Probst, Kyle Shah, Zhimin Chen, David Garr

Prevalence Estimates of Health Risk Behaviors of Immigrant Latino Men Who Have Sex With Men
Scott Rhodes, Thomas McCoy, Kenneth Hergenrather, Aaron Vissman, Mark Wolfson, Jorge Alonzo, Fred Bloom, Jose Alegría-Ortega, Eugenia Eng

Self-Reported Cancer Screening Among Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries: A Rural-Urban Comparison
Lin Fan, Supriya Mohile, Ning Zhang, Kevin Fiscella, Katia Noyes

The Effect of Increased Travel Reimbursement Rates on Health Care Utilization in the VA
Richard Nelson,Bret Hicken, Alan West, Randall Rupper

FOBT Completion in FQHCs: Impact of Physician Recommendation, FOBT Information, or Receipt of the FOBT Kit
Terry Davis, Connie Arnold, Alfred Rademaker, Daci Platt, Julia Esparza, Dachao Liu, Michael Wolf

Leveraging Health Information Technology and Health Information Management in Rural America: A Health Summit Commenta
Mary Madison, William Rudman, Susan Hart-Hester, Nadine Caputo, Molly French, Warren Jones

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