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Injuries among American Indians and Alaska natives

United States. Indian Health Service.

Injuries among American Indians and Alaska natives

by United States. Indian Health Service.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Indian Health Service, Office of Environmental Health & Engineering, Division of Environmental Health in [Tucson, Ariz.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alaska
    • Subjects:
    • Indians of North America -- Wounds and injuries -- Statistics.,
    • Indians of North America -- Alaska -- Wounds and injuries -- Statistics.,
    • Indians of North America -- Mortality -- Statistics.,
    • Indians of North America -- Alaska -- Mortality -- Statistics.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title: Injuries among American Indians, Alaska natives, 1990.

      Other titlesInjuries among American Indians, Alaska natives.
      StatementIndian Health Service.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRD93.6.I53 U55 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination 144 p. :
      Number of Pages144
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1986642M
      LC Control Number90601994

      urban American Indians and Alaska Natives. JAMA. ;– 4. Sugarman JR, Warren CW, Oge L, Helgerson SD. Using the behavioral risk factor surveillance system to monitor year objectives among American Indians. Public Health Rep. ;– 5. Baker SP, O’Neill B, Ginsberg MJ, Li G. The Injury Fact Book. 2nd ed. MMWR. ; 1 table omitted. Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States, resulting in approximat deaths, , hospitalizations, disabilities annually. 1 Among American Indians/Alaska Natives (AI/ANs), injuries are the second leading cause of death 2; however, few published reports concern nonfatal injuries in.

      The Indian Health Service (IHS), an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services, is responsible for providing federal health services to American Indians and Alaska Natives. The provision of health services to members of federally-recognized Tribes grew out of the special government-to-government relationship between the federal government and Indian Tribes. Mental and Behavioral Health - American Indians/Alaska Natives. In , suicide was the second leading cause of death for American Indian/Alaska Natives between the ages of 10 and 1 American Indian/Alaska Natives are twice as likely to experience the feeling that everything is an effort, all or most of the time, as compared to non-Hispanic whites.

      Injuries among American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/ AN) in the United States cause high medical costs, years of potential life lost (YPLL), and productivity losses (Indian Health Service. Indian health focus, ). Unin-tentional injuries are the leading cause of death for AI/AN ages 1 to 44 and the third-leading cause for all ages of AI/Author: Amanda A. Honeycutt, Olga A. Khavjou, Simon Joseph Neuwahl, Grant King, Meredith Anderson, Andrea Lo. Trauma among American Indians and Alaska Natives This fact sheet discusses types and extent of trauma among American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN) including data from studies examining adverse childhood experiences focusing on AI/AN children and those examining historical trauma.


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Injuries among American Indians and Alaska natives by United States. Indian Health Service. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Wallace LJD, Patel R, Dellinger A. Injury mortality among American Indian and Alaska Native Children and Youth — United States, – MMWR ;52(30)–File Size: 67KB. Get this from a library.

Injuries among American Indians and Alaska natives. [United States. Indian Health Service.]. Injuries among American Indians/Alaska Natives (AI/AN): Fact Sheet How big is the problem. • Injuries are the leading cause of death for AI/AN ages 1 to 44 and the third leading cause of death overall.

• Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of unintentional injury for AI/AN ages 1 to Traumatic Brain Injury Hospitalizations Among American Indians/Alaska Natives Article in Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation 20(3) May with 57 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

"This work, part of the Child Psychology and Mental Health series, is an important addition to the literature regarding American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) health and health care This book belongs in the library of any college with programs in Native studies and/or health programs to prepare care providers to effectively meet the needs of AI/AN clients.4/4(2).

population. Among American Indian and Alaska Native youth, suicide is the second leading cause of death behind accidental injuries. Increasingly, American Indian and Alaska Natives are taking measures to try to prevent youth suicides. (See An Indian Life Skills Curriculum and Michigan Chippewa Tribe Tackles Bullying Problem.)File Size: KB.

Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of unintentional injury death for American Indians and Alaska Natives.

Adult (aged ≥20 years) motor vehicle-related death rates for American Indians and Alaska Natives are more than twice that of non-Hispanic whites or blacks. The Indian Health Service (IHS) is unique among U.S. private and public health programs in that free comprehensive health services are provided to eligible American Indians and Alaska Natives.

Despite progress, injury remains the leading cause of preventable death for American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) persons, aged 1–44 (Indian Health Focus, ). There are few published studies on injuries among the AI/AN population, especially those on traumatic brain injury (TBI).Author: Alexis B.

Peterson, Kelly Sarmiento, Likang Xu, Tadesse Haileyesus. To examine dog bites among American Indian (AI) and Alaska Native (AN) children visiting Indian Health Service and tribal health facilities.

Study design We retrospectively analyzed hospitalizations and outpatient visits with a diagnosis of dog bite between and in AI/AN children aged Cited by: 8. Murphy T, Pokhrel P, Worthington A, Billie H, Sewell M, Bill N. Unintentional Injury Mortality Among American Indians and Alaska Natives in the United States, AJPH S3:SS Wallace LJD, Patel R, Dellinger A.

Injury mortality among American Indian and Alaska Native Children and Youth — United States, –   Injuries among American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN) in the United States cause high medical costs, years of potential life lost (YPLL), and productivity losses (Indian Health Service. Indian health focus, ).

Unintentional injuries are the leading cause of death for AI/AN ages 1 to 44 and the third-leading cause for all ages of AI/AN Author: Amanda A. Honeycutt, Olga A. Khavjou, Simon Joseph Neuwahl, Grant King, Meredith Anderson, Andrea Lo.

Injury Prevention. Injuries are the leading cause of death for American Indians and Alaska Natives from ages years, and the third leading cause of death overall.

Unintentional injury mortality rates for Indian people are approximately times higher than the combined all-U.S. races rate. Unintentional injuries (UIs) were the leading cause of death for people aged 1 to 44 years and the fifth leading cause of death for infants and all age groups combined in the United States.1 Numerous studies have shown that American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/ANs) have been disproportionately affected by unintentional injury, the third leading cause of death in this population.1–5 Cited by: American Indians & Alaska Natives die at higher rates than other Americans from: Tuberculosis % higher Alcoholism % higher Diabetes % higher Unintentional Inj riesUnintentional Injuries % hi hhigher Homicide 92% higher Suicide 82% higher (Rates adjusted for misreporting of Indian race on state death certificates; rates File Size: 9MB.

Unintentional Injury Mortality Among American Indians and Alaska Natives in the United States, – Tierney Murphy, MD, MPH, Pallavi Pokhrel, MPH, Anne Worthington, MPH, Holly Billie, MPH, Mack Sewell, DrPH, MS, and Nancy Bill, MPH Unintentional injuries (UIs) were the leading cause of death for people aged 1 to 44 years.

Injuries account for 75% of all deaths among American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) children and youth, 1 and AI/ANs have an overall injury-related death rate that is twice the U.S. rate for all racial/ethnic populations. 2 However, rate disparities vary by area and by cause.

To help focus prevention efforts, CDC analyzed injury mortality. Unintentional injuries (UIs) were the leading cause of death for people aged 1 to 44 years and the fifth leading cause of death for infants and all age groups combined in the United States.

1 Numerous studies have shown that American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/ANs) have been disproportionately affected by unintentional injury, the third leading cause of death in this population.

Cited by: Among ethnic groups in the United States, American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) children experience the highest rates of injury mortality and morbidity.

Injury mortality rates for AI/AN children have decreased during the past quarter century, but remain. Inmillion American Indian and Alaska Natives were under the age of 18, which comprised percent of this racial group.

Inten states with the largest American Indian/Alaska Native populations were: California, Oklahoma, Arizona, Texas, New Medico, Washington, New York, North Carolina, Florida, and Alaska. Injury Mortality Among American Indian and Alaska Native Children and Youth — United States, Injuries account for 75% of all deaths among American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) children and youth (l), and Al/ANs have an overall injury-related death rate that is twice the U.S.

rate for all racial/ethnic populations (2). How—.5 How Big is the Problem? Alaska experiences one of the highest injury rates in the nation.5 The State of Alaska is ranked 8th among states with the highest rates of unintentional injury6 in the U.S. and has the 2nd highest rate of suicide.5 Injury is the third leading cause of death in Alaska, behind only cancer and heart disease (Figure 1).File Size: 1MB.Among children (0 to 19 years of age) in the U.S., which racial/ethnic group has the highest risk for injury death?

American Indians and Alaska Natives The age group that had the highest motor vehicle traffic fatality rates in the U.S. as of the late s was.