Assessing health status, behavioral risks, and health disparities in American Indians living on the northern plains of the U.S.

OBJECTIVE We assessed health status and behavioral risks in American Indians (AIs) from rural, northern plains reservation communities. METHODS AI interviewers from the communities administered the core and optional modules of the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) to 404 AI adults randomly selected from housing lists from four AI tribal… CONTINUE READING