Transborder use of medical services among Mexican American students in a U.S. border university

  title={Transborder use of medical services among Mexican American students in a U.S. border university},
  author={Leticia Fern{\'a}ndez and Jon Amastae},
  journal={Journal of Borderlands Studies},
  pages={77 - 87}
  • Leticia Fernández, Jon Amastae
  • Published 2006
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Borderlands Studies
  • Abstract The geographic and cultural proximity of sister cities along the U.S.‐Mexico border suggests that U.S. residents may circumvent financial, social, and legal barriers to healthcare by seeking care in Mexico. While most reports suggest that cross‐border use of healthcare is a common practice among low‐income Spanish‐speaking U.S. residents, little is known about groups with other socioeconomic profiles. We use data from a survey among students enrolled in a U.S. border university to… CONTINUE READING
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