Health-Related Quality of Life Among Central Appalachian Residents in Mountaintop Mining Counties

Date Published: 
Sunday, May 1, 2011
Source/Author: 
Keith Zullig and Michael Hendryx

 This study found that residents of Central Appalachian counties with mountaintop coal mining reported significantly more days of poor physical, mental and activity limitation and rated their own health more poorly than people living in similar communities without large scale strip-mining.


 

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