Methods for improving the quality and completeness of mortality data for American Indians and Alaska Natives.

Abstract

OBJECTIVES We describe methods used to mitigate the effect of race misclassification in mortality records and the data sets used to improve mortality estimates for American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/ANs). METHODS We linked US National Death Index (NDI) records with Indian Health Service (IHS) registration records to identify AI/AN deaths… (More)
DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2013.301716

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