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Eduardo Gonzalez Fagoaga

Eduardo Gonzalez Fagoaga
Comisión de Salud Fronteriza México-Estados Unidos

Social Sciences PhD,Demography

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Publications (38)
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Background Migrants detained and held in immigration and other detention settings in the U.S. have faced increased risk of COVID-19 infection, but data on this population is scarce. This study sought to estimate rates of COVID-19 testing, infection, care seeking, and vaccination among Mexican migrants detained by U.S. immigration authorities and fo...
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In 2020, Mexico reported the lowest tuberculosis (TB) incidence on record, and it is unclear to what extent COVID-19 has impacted TB surveillance, diagnosis, and treatment. It is important to understand COVID-19's impact in Baja California (BC), which has the highest TB burden in Mexico. With the increasing number of migrants and asylum seekers arr...
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Hispanics are more likely to be diagnosed with skin cancer at a later stage and experience worse overall survival than Whites. The objective of this cross-sectional study was to assess the skin cancer knowledge, attitudes, perceived risk, and sun protection practices among an underserved population in the Phoenix area. We recruited participants fro...
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The COVID 19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the physical and emotional health of the population. In the case of specific populations, such as students and instructors, the change in the teaching-learning model has required both groups to adapt to online learning platforms and modify all academic activities in the context of implementing t...
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Transition from face-to-face to remote courses in Mexico represented a challenge for teachers, students, and parents from all education levels. The Mexican federal government declared phase two of the plan to reduce COVID-19 spread on March 24, 2020. In some states, mobility restriction measures started by March 17 included the education system. On...
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Background Healthy lifestyle interventions offered at points of care, including support groups, may improve chronic disease management, especially in low-resource populations. We assessed the effectiveness of an educational intervention in type 2 diabetes (T2D) support groups to reduce cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk. Methods We recruited 518 pa...
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Higher education teaching practices experience in Mexico changed from face-to-face teaching to the emergency remote teaching derived from the health contingency by COVID-19. The change from face-to-face to an online modality in the Mexican education system represented a great challenge for teachers of all educational levels. In Mexico, the federal...
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Background Escalating interior immigration enforcement by the Trump administration threatens U.S. Latino immigrant families, yet systematic evidence is limited regarding the impacts of immigration enforcement in this community. Our study explored lived experiences of U.S.-citizen adolescents affected by various levels of immigration enforcement, in...
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Background In the United States (U.S.), over 4 million citizen children live with an unauthorized immigrant parent who is at risk of deportation. Children of Mexican immigrants are disproportionately represented among this population, as 1 out of 3 deported immigrants are from Mexico. Parental deportation can have profound and long-lasting conseque...
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The aim of the study was to assess the relationship between educational attainment and health care access and use among Mexican-origin populations. Data from the 2012 Mexican National Health and Nutrition Study, the 2013 Project Migrante Health Care Access and Utilization Survey, and the 2013–2014 California Health Interview Survey were used to exa...
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Background: The health of Latino migrants is most often studied with samples of immigrants settled in the United States or returned migrants in Mexico. We examine health outcomes and health care access of Mexican migrants traversing the Mexican border region to gain a better understanding of migrant health needs as they transition between migratio...
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Introduction Northern Mexico has among the highest rates of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and diabetes in the world. This research addresses core gaps in implementation science to develop, test and scale-up CVD risk-reduction interventions in diabetics through a national primary care health system. Methods and analysis The Meta Salud Diabetes (MSD)...
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Background: Evaluation of Mexico’s Encuesta Nacional de Salud y Nutrición (ENSANUT) 2012 variables on sexually transmitted infections (STIs) (n=46,277) was quantitatively analyzed and was found to have a high degree of missing values in the dataset. ENSANUT 2012 is an aggregate country level dataset that is Mexico’s equivalent of National Health an...
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Background: Principal Component Analysis (PCA) has been validated as an appropriate methodological tool for evaluating the intersection of health outcomes and social factors. Mexico’s aggregate country level data has not been previously evaluated with a PCA. This study provides an innovative approach for identifying salient social factors which pot...
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Utilizing a feminist theoretical framework this case study interrogates the structural violence that emerges from the lack of comprehensive health data available for women in Mexico. Qualitative studies have indicated married women in Mexico are the most vulnerable population for new STI diagnoses. This category of women were largely absent from Me...
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Objectives: We examined differences in, and factors associated with, access to health services among Mexican im/migrants to the U.S. across migration phases, including pre-departure, destination, interception, and return. Methods: Using data from a cross-sectional survey conducted in Tijuana, Mexico (N = 1,541), we computed descriptive statistic...
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Background: Workforce and leadership development is imperative for the advancement of public health along the U.S./Mexico border. The Leaders across borders (LaB) program aims to train the public health and health-care workforce of the border region. The LaB is a 6-month intensive leadership development program, which offers training in various ar...
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Objective: Migration is a structural factor that increases HIV vulnerability. Acculturative stress represents a possible mechanism through which migration may negatively impact HIV risk. This study investigated socio-ecological factors associated with acculturative stress levels and examined the association between acculturative stress and HIV-rel...
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HIV risk among Mexican migrants varies across migration phases (pre-departure, transit, destination, interception, and return), but there is limited knowledge about specific sexual behaviors, characteristics of sexual partners, and sexual contexts at different migration stages. To fill the gap, we used data from a cross-sectional population-based s...
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Introduction Information on cervical and breast cancer screening among Latinas in the United States is limited. Even less information is available on screening practices of migrant women who engage in circular migration. We examined rates of cervical and breast cancer screening and the extent to which sociodemographics and other characteristics exp...
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Mobile populations are at increased risk for HIV infection. Exposure to HIV prevention messages at all phases of the migration process may help decrease im/migrants’ HIV risk. We investigated levels of exposure to HIV prevention messages, factors associated with message exposure, and the association between exposure to prevention messages and HIV t...
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HIV testing and counseling is a critical component of HIV prevention efforts and core element of current " treatment as prevention " strategies. Mobility, low education and income, and limited access to health care put Latino migrants at higher risk for HIV and represent barriers for adequate levels of HIV testing in this population. We examined co...
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We conducted a probability-based survey of migrant flows traveling across the Mexico-US border, and we estimated HIV infection rates, risk behaviors, and contextual factors for migrants representing 5 distinct migration phases. Our results suggest that the influence of migration is not uniform across genders or risk factors. By considering the pred...
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The aim of this study was to explore the association between the intention of remaining in Mexico (versus the intention of returning to the United States), with indicators on the health status of migrants who entered Mexico through the northern border in 2010, for which information from the Northern Border Migration Survey (Emif-N) was used. Those...
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En México, el VIH/SIDA se ha posicionado como una de las principales causas de muerte en ciertos grupos poblacionales y regiones del país, en particular la frontera norte. El objetivo de este artículo es revisar de manera general los niveles y tendencias recientes de la mortalidad por VIH/SIDA en los estados fronterizos del norte mexicano. Para med...
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In Mexico, HIV/AIDS has become one of the leading causes of death in certain population groups and regions of the country, particularly the northern border. The aim of this paper is to review levels and trends of HIV/AIDS mortality at border states of northern Mexico. To measure mortality were used death records from Mexico in 2000-2010, when north...
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El objetivo de este trabajo ha sido explorar la asociación entre la intención de permanecer en México (versus la intención de volver a Estados Unidos), con los indicadores del estado de salud de los migrantes que entraron a México por la frontera norte en 2010, para lo cual se utilizó información de la Encuesta de Migración en la Frontera Norte (Em...
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Background: Few studies have used population based samples to examine the use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs (ATOD), and associated migration factors among Mexican migrants. Methods: A cross-sectional probability survey was conducted among Mexican migrants travelling through the border city of Tijuana, Mexico (N=3389). Prevalence of last 12-mo...
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A large number of Mexican migrants are deported to Mexico and released in the North Mexican border region every year. Despite their volume and high vulnerability, little is known about the level of HIV infection and related risk behaviors among this hard-to-reach population. We conducted a cross-sectional, probability survey with deported Mexican m...
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Éste es un análisis descriptivo de los niveles y las tendencias del divorcio y la separación conyugal en México. Se examinan las probabilidades acumuladas de disolución de la primera unión conyugal que se obtienen mediante la aplicación de la técnica de tablas de vida y a través de información de la Encuesta Mexicana de Fecundidad de 1976 y la Encu...
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This is a socio-demographic and comparative study of abortion among women who reside in both sides of the Mexico-United States Border. The case of Tijuana and San Diego is considered using two complementary data sources. These are: apos-partum survey conducted in the IMSS of Tijuana in 1993 -that provide information for 2 709 women- and the clinic...
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Este es un estudio sociodemográfico comparativo del aborto inducido de las mujeres que viven en los dos lados de la frontera México-Estados Unidos. Se analiza el caso especifico de Tijuana y San Diego mediante la utilización de fuentes complementarias de datos: una encuesta posparto realizada en el IMSS de Tijuana en 1993 con información para un to...

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