Projects & Publications
Survey of Health & Environmental Conditions in Texas Border Counties & Colonias
Start Date: July 1996 | Completion Date: July 2000
The survey was designed to: (1) provide a systematic approach to establishing baseline estimates of health and environmental conditions along the Texas-Mexico border, (2) be generalizable to the entire Texas border region, and (3) provide data of adequate precision for determining the prevalence of elevated blood lead levels and antibodies to hepatitis A in children.
Survey of Health & Environmental Conditions in Texas Border Counties and Colonias
Baseline environmental health data for Texas border residents.
Presentations or Publications
Multiple presentations and data shared with UT Houston School of Public Health for teaching purposes.
Project ContactsDr. R. J. Dutton, Director
Office of Border Health
Texas Department of State Health Services
Ronald J. Dutton, Ph.D., Minda Weldon, Ph.D., Jackilen Shannon, Ph.D., and Cheryl Bowcock - Office of Border Health, Texas Department of Health (now known as Texas Department of State Health Services).
Melissa Tackett-Gibson, M.A., Craig Blakely, Ph.D., Jim Dyer, Ph.D., Bodhini Jayasuriya, Ph.D., Wendy Worrall, and Ruth Betru - Public Policy Research Institute, Texas A & M University.