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Table 1 Demographic information, comorbidities, social risk factors for patients included in the study, shown as number of people (percent). Countries of origin with three or fewer patients included Belize, Brazil, China, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Romania, and Venezuela. IQR = inter-quartile range

From: The mechanism and pattern of injuries of undocumented immigrants crossing the Texas-Mexico border along the Rio Grande Valley

Number of Patients 178  
Age Median = 30.5 IQR = 23, 38
Under 18 9 (5.1%)  
Gender Male = 116 (65.2%) Female = 62 (34.8%)
Country of Origin El Salvador 27 (15.2%)
Guatemala 36 (20.2%)
Honduras 34 (19.1%)
Mexico 63 (35.4%)
Unknown 6 (3.4%)
Other (< 3 per country) 12 (6.7%)
Comorbidities No Cormorbiditiesa 158 (88.8%)
Hypertension (HTN) 5 (2.8%)
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)b 4 (2.2%)
Tuberculosis 3 (1.7%)
Diabetes Mellitus (DM) 2 (1.1%)
Asthma 1 (0.6%)
Hyperlipidemia (HLD) 1 (0.6%)
HTN&DM 2 (1.1%)
DM&HLD 1 (0.6%)
HTN&Cerebrovascular Accident 1 (0.6%)
Self-reported Social Risk Factors No Self-Reported Social Risk Factorsc 153 (86%)
Alcohol 2 (1.1%)
Tobaccod 18 (10.1%)
Alcohol & Tobacco 3 (1.7%)
Pregnancy 1 (0.6%)
Intravenous Drug Abuse (IVDA) 1 (0.6%)
Alcohol & Tobacco & IVDA 1 (0.6%)
  1. aincludes 8 who did not receive a TB test
  2. bincludes 1 who did not receive TB test
  3. cincludes 29 who did not receive a pregnancy test
  4. dincludes 8 who did not receive a pregnancy test