American Indians and Alaska Natives

Research Findings

View publications, including policy briefs, working papers, and journal articles, on American Indians and Alaska Natives:


View one-page summary Recaps of key findings from the Rural Health Research Centers on American Indians and Alaska Natives:

  • Rural Ethnic/Racial Disparities: Adverse Health Outcomes
    Date: 11/2020
    Rural minority group populations often experience dual disparities in health. This Recap summarizes adverse health outcomes across these populations including premature death, age-adjusted mortality, disability status, and obesity rates.
  • Rural Ethnic/Racial Disparities: Social and Systemic Inequities
    Date: 11/2020
    This Recap examines social and systemic inequities that influence disparities in health among minority group populations. Rural non-white populations experience both residence-based and racial/ethnicity-based health disparities.


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Projects on this Topic

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