Study Aims To Enhance Quality Of Life For Rural Nebraska Minorities, Communities
January 23, 2019
LINCOLN – As populations in many rural Nebraska counties decline, those that are stable or growing share a common element: ethnic diversity.
University of Nebraska–Lincoln research recently explored how cultural and economic resources generated by diverse populations can help smaller communities not only survive, but thrive.
Investigators identified the most-relevant factors determining quality of life for rural ethnic minorities — generally, perceptions of and satisfaction with life, and the degree to which people believe their goals and standards are being met. Through focus groups,...