Mortality trends among Alaska Native people: successes and challenges

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Holck, Peter; Day, Gretchen Ehrsam; Provost, Ellen;
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
  • Journal: International Journal of Circumpolar Health, volume 72 (issn: 2242-3982, eissn: 1239-9736)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3402/ijch.v72i0.21185, pmc: PMC3751233
  • Subject: Native American | unintentional injury | RC955-962 | vital statistics | death | Native American; unintentional injury; suicide; death; vital statistics | suicide | Healthy Communities | Supplement 1, 2013 | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine

Background. Current mortality rates are essential for monitoring, understanding and developing policy for a population’s health. Disease-specific Alaska Native mortality rates have been undergoing change.Objective. This article reports recent mortality data (20042008) f... View more
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