Crossing the border for health care.

  title={Crossing the border for health care.},
  author={Eduardo P. Macias and Leo S. Morales},
  journal={Journal of health care for the poor and underserved},
  volume={12 1},
A survey was administered to adults attending a health fair in south Los Angeles County, approximately 140 miles from the U.S.-Mexico border. The survey revealed that 14 percent of respondents had crossed the border to seek medical care during the past year. Nearly 80 percent of respondents crossing the border for medical care were uninsured, while 70 percent reported the low cost of medical care obtained across the border as being the most common reason for seeking care there. Twenty-eight… CONTINUE READING
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