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Las Animas County, Colorado Health Care Needs Assessment Results

Download this publicationThe Health Services Project (HSP) of Las Animas County, a community-based collaborative effort focused on improving local healthcare in Las Animas County, contracted with JSI to carry out a comprehensive countywide health needs assessment. The assessment involved three research methodologies: a secondary data analysis; a telephone survey of 325 residents of the county; and qualitative research including community meetings, focus groups and key informant interviews.

This report presents a synthesis of the results of the three needs assessments. It highlights the methodology used for each research component. The second section includes an analysis of the combined results in response to each of the research objectives identified and the third section outlines summary conclusions and recommendations based on the results. The Appendix includes a list of all the data sources that were used as a basis for the data analyses.

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