• Health Currents - Health Resources

    Geography Selected: Texas, Non-Metro Counties, Metro Counties [change selection]

    Report was generated on: Tuesday, November 25, 2014



    Hospital Resources
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Acute Care Hospitals 2009 553 152 401
    Psychiatric Hospitals 2009 43 5 38
    Acute Care For-Profit Hospitals 2009 279 27 252
    Acute Care Non-Profit Hospitals 2009 151 39 112
    Acute Care Public Hospitals 2009 123 86 37
    Beds Setup and Staffed for Acute Care 2009 64,022 6,264 57,758
    Beds Setup and Staffed for Obstetrics Care 2009 5,961 523 5,438
    Acute Care Licensed Beds 2009 78,368 8,018 70,350
    Psychiatric Care Licensed Beds 2009 5,450 1,353 4,097
    Hospital Resources Sources and Links to More Detailed Data


    Migration for Birth
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Births in Area 2008 412,099 28,693 383,406
    Births to Area Residents 2008 405,242 43,163 362,079
    Births in Area to County Residents 2008 315,753 18,751 297,002
    Birth Service Ratio (Resident Births in County) 2008 77.9 43.4 82.0
    Number of Hospitals Where Births Occurred 2008 285 91 194
    Number of Births Not in a Hospital 2008 3,342 291 3,051
    Percentage of Births Not in a Hospital 2008 0.8% 0.7% 0.8%
    Migration for Birth Sources and Links to More Detailed Data


    Health Occupations
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Direct Care Physicians 2010 41,191 2,691 38,500
    Primary Care Physicians 2010 17,526 1,630 15,896
    Physician Assistants 2010 4,943 444 4,499
    Registered Nurses 2010 176,498 14,381 162,117
    Licensed Vocational Nurses 2010 71,141 14,254 56,887
    Nurse Practitioners 2010 6,162 500 5,662
    Dentists 2010 11,301 810 10,491
    Pharmacists 2010 20,428 1,789 18,639
    Chiropractors 2010 4,767 371 4,396
    Veternarians 2010 5,734 887 4,847
    EMS Personnel 2010 56,381 8,887 47,494
    Health Occupation Sources and Links to More Detailed Data


    Ratio of 2009 Population per Health Care Professional
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Direct Care Physicians Ratio 2010 162.3 85.5 173.2
    Primary Care Physicians Ratio 2010 69.1 51.8 71.5
    Physician Assistants Ratio 2010 19.5 14.1 20.2
    Registered Nurses Ratio 2010 695.6 457.1 729.3
    Licensed Vocational Nurses Ratio 2010 280.4 453.1 255.9
    Nurse Practitioners Ratio 2010 24.3 15.9 25.5
    Dentists Ratio 2010 44.5 25.7 47.2
    Pharmacists Ratio 2010 80.5 56.9 83.9
    Chiropractors Ratio 2010 18.8 11.8 19.8
    Veterinarians Ratio 2010 22.6 28.2 21.8
    EMS Personnel Ratio 2010 222.2 282.5 213.7
    Health Care Professional Ratio Sources and Links to More Detailed Data




Last updated March 11, 2011