a) Activity: Urbanites lead a sedentary life while rural folks have an active life. Therefore life style diseases like hyper tension, obesity are common in urban areas. They are rare in rural areas.
b) Crowding: Urban areas are crowded and hence the pace of infectious break out is very quick when compared to the spaced accommodations of rural areas.
c) Contamination: Food and water contamination are lesser in rural areas but very high in urban areas.
d) Pollution: Rural areas are serene and free from pollution compared to the cities that are filled with pollution.
e) Sanitation: Sanitation is quite poor in urban areas when compared to the population. This leads to increased number of diseases due to vectors when compared to rural areas.
f) Social interaction: Rural people know each other and have few disparities. They always have a social gathering but this is not common in urban areas.
Hence rural people have a better physical, mental and social life as compared to urbanites.