Profiling Health and Health Resource Availability in U.S. – Mexico Border Counties

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Project funded:
September 2013
Project completed:
September 2014

The health status of populations living near the US border with Mexico is an ongoing concern of the US-Mexico Border Health Commission. This project will augment a previous SCRHRC chartbook on Border health with additional information on health resources and health outcomes in US counties adjacent to Mexico.


  • Rural Border Health Chartbook II
    Rural and Minority Health Research Center
    Date: 10/2014
    This chartbook presents an analysis of border counties, urban and rural, by comparing them to other counties within the four border states and to rural and urban counties in the rest of the county. It details county-level rates and statistics for socio-demographic factors, the physical environment, access to care, and health outcomes.