Preventable Disease Rates
Body Mass Index Rates
Eligibility for designation as an Medically Underserved Area (MUA) is based on the demographics of the entire population in an area compared to national statistics for four health care demand/resource indicators: Percentage of elderly population (over 65 years),
Poverty rate, Infant mortality rate, Ratio of primary care physicians per 1,000 population.
The Texas Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System is a federally funded telephone survey that collects data from randomly selected Texans on lifestyle risk factors contributing to leading causes of death and chronic disease.