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    Report was generated on: Monday, September 26, 2016



    Hospital Resources
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Acute Care Hospitals 2010 547 151 396
    Psychiatric Hospitals 2010 42 5 37
    Acute Care For-Profit Hospitals 2010 278 28 250
    Acute Care Non-Profit Hospitals 2010 152 40 112
    Acute Care Public Hospitals 2010 117 83 34
    Beds Setup and Staffed for Acute Care 2010 69,637 7,579 62,058
    Beds Setup and Staffed for Obstetrics Care 2010 6,056 508 5,548
    Acute Care Licensed Beds 2010 78,127 7,986 70,141
    Psychiatric Care Licensed Beds 2010 5,391 1,340 4,051
    Hospital Resources Sources and Links to More Detailed Data


    Migration for Birth
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Births in Area 2009 412,099 28,693 383,406
    Births to Area Residents 2009 405,242 43,163 362,079
    Births in Area to County Residents 2009 315,753 18,751 297,002
    Birth Service Ratio (Resident Births in County) 2009 77.9 43.4 82.0
    Number of Hospitals Where Births Occurred 2009 285 91 194
    Number of Births Not in a Hospital 2009 3,342 291 3,051
    Percentage of Births Not in a Hospital 2009 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 2011 42,716 2,736 39,980
    Primary Care Physicians 2011 17,996 1,655 16,341
    Physician Assistants 2011 5,372 462 4,910
    Registered Nurses 2011 184,467 14,783 169,684
    Licensed Vocational Nurses 2011 72,921 14,392 58,529
    Nurse Practitioners 2011 6,676 549 6,127
    Dentists 2011 11,751 800 10,951
    Pharmacists 2011 21,306 1,836 19,470
    Chiropractors 2011 5,020 377 4,643
    Veternarians 2011 5,955 904 5,051
    EMS Personnel 2011 58,266 8,985 49,281
    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 2011 165.0 86.4 176.0
    Primary Care Physicians Ratio 2011 69.5 52.2 71.9
    Physician Assistants Ratio 2011 20.8 14.6 21.6
    Registered Nurses Ratio 2011 712.7 466.6 747.0
    Licensed Vocational Nurses Ratio 2011 281.7 454.2 257.7
    Nurse Practitioners Ratio 2011 25.8 17.3 27.0
    Dentists Ratio 2011 45.4 25.3 48.2
    Pharmacists Ratio 2011 82.3 57.9 85.7
    Chiropractors Ratio 2011 19.4 11.9 20.4
    Veterinarians Ratio 2011 23.0 28.5 22.2
    EMS Personnel Ratio 2011 225.1 283.6 216.9
    Health Care Professional Ratio Sources and Links to More Detailed Data




Last updated March 11, 2011