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Perinatal and infant health among rural and urban American Indians/Alaska Natives.
OBJECTIVES We sought to provide a national profile of rural and urban American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) maternal and infant health. METHODS In this cross-sectional study of all 1989-1991Expand
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Access to specialty health care for rural American Indians in two states.
CONTEXT The Indian Health Service (IHS), whose per capita expenditure for American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) health services is about half that of the US civilian population, is the onlyExpand
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Disparities in infant health among American Indians and Alaska natives in US metropolitan areas.
OBJECTIVE To determine geographic variation in urban American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) rates of infant mortality, low birth weight, prenatal care use, and maternal-child health care serviceExpand
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Trends in perinatal and infant health disparities between rural American Indians and Alaska natives and rural Whites.
OBJECTIVES We examined disparities in perinatal care, birth outcomes, and infant health between rural American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) persons and rural Whites over time. METHODS WeExpand
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Native American cultural aspects of oncology nursing care.
OBJECTIVE To explain challenges Native American cancer patients experience throughout the continuum of cancer care. DATA SOURCE Preliminary findings from the Native American Cancer SurvivorsExpand
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American Indians and Alaska Natives: How Do They Find their Path to Medical School?
Background American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/ANs) remain underrepresented in the medical profession. This study sought to understand the supports and barriers that AI/AN students encountered onExpand
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3 Access to Specialty Health Care for Rural American Indians : Provider Perceptions in Two States
This study was supported through the WWAMI Rural Health Research Center, which is funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA’s) Federal Office of Rural Health Policy. TheExpand
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adjusted odds ratios (AORs) of postneonatal death (1985–1987, AOR=1.55; 95% confidence interval [CI]= 1.41, 1.71; 1995–1997, AOR=1.46; 95% CI=1.31, 1.64) and adjusted risk ratios (ARRs) of inadequateExpand