CitationCortés, Yamnia I.; Lassalle, Patricia P.; & Perreira, Krista M. (2023). Health Care Access and Health Indicators in Puerto Rico Pre- and Post- Hurricane Maria: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (2015-2019). Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 25(2), 247-254.
AbstractHurricane Maria is regarded as one of the worst natural disasters in United States history as it devasted Puerto Rico (PR) in September 2017. This study compared population-based key health indicators among PR residents pre-and post-Hurricane Maria. We examined Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) PR data from five survey years, including pre-and post-Hurricane Maria: 2015 (N = 4556), 2016 (N = 5765), 2017 (N = 4462), 2018 (N = 4814), and 2019 (N = 4958). The sample consisted of non-institutionalized adults aged
Reference TypeJournal Article
Journal TitleJournal of Immigrant and Minority Health
Author(s)Cortés, Yamnia I.
Lassalle, Patricia P.
Perreira, Krista M.