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The health status of American Indians in California

Felicia Schanche Hodge

The health status of American Indians in California

by Felicia Schanche Hodge

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Published by The California Endowment, California HealthCare Foundation in Woodlands Hills, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians of North America -- Health and hygiene -- California.,
  • Indians of North America -- Medical care -- California.,
  • Indians of North America -- Diseases -- California.,
  • California -- Statistics, Medical.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[Felicia Schanche Hodge].
    GenreStatistics, Medical.
    ContributionsCalifornia Endowment., California HealthCare Foundation.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 56 p. ;
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22959064M

      This infographic provides data on the current status of health and health care for American Indians and Alaska Natives, including measures of their health coverage, health . The Mexican-American War, which resulted in the conquest of California by the United States, was very bad news for Californian Indians. As brutal and cavalier as Spanish and Mexican rule had been for Native Californians, it was the onset of American rule that brought with it the worst period in the entire known history of California’s.

    Indian Health Service Facilities, Tribally-Operated Health Programs, and Urban Indian Health Programs (ITUs) may be referred to as American Indian Health Facilities. They provide general health care services for eligible American Indians and American Indian AHCCCS members, particularly American Indian AHCCCS members enrolled in the AHCCCS. American Indians and the United States Health System Introduction Though American Indians are enjoying an independent public health system with above $3 billion funds provided by Congress annually for delivering healthcare services to them, still figure and facts on health status of American Indians reveal that they are facing many difficulties and have to suffer from diverse type of illness.

      For American Indians on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation in South Dakota, getting health care can take weeks. Indians who move to the city find that access can be difficult, too. In many ways, American Indian health has improved under IHS over the past 20 years. For example, infant mortality decreased 67% between and


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The mission of the Indian Health Program (IHP) is to improve the health status of American Indians living in urban, rural, and reservation or rancheria communities throughout California. Statistics that describe the socioeconomic and health status of the Indian population in California were generated as a result of this report.

The statistics show that while the California Indian population is, as a whole, better off than the norm for American Indians in the United States, they are worse off than the population of California as a whole.

This book provides a comprehensive review of the health of Native Americans in Canada and the United States. Historical trends in population and health status from pre-European contact to the present are examined in three groups of diseases: infectious diseases, chronic diseases, and by: To date, health status of American Indians served by the Indian Health Service appears best examined through clinical contacts.

However, it also appears important to identify urban areas with large concentrations of Native American peoples in order to conduct appropriate by: 2. The suit charged that the Indian Health Service had not provided California Indians with health care comparable to that provided in other states.

The U.S. District Court in San Francisco agreed. The State of California began to supplement federal Indian Health money in The health status of American Indians in California book, the first state to do so.

California Indians, like American Indians in general, have been the subject of many books and studies. The written record shows that in California alone there were hundreds of small groups, speaking more than languages.

Unlike the present population of California, the Indians lived well within the capacity of their environment. Status as the "First Americans" is a matter of considerable pride, and, as indigenous peoples, American Indians and Alaska Natives point to the sophistication and complexity of their societies at the time of European contact.

The IHS is the principal federal health care provider and health advocate for Indian people, and provides a comprehensive health service delivery system for American Indians and Alaska Natives.

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Health Status of American Indians Compared with Other Racial/Ethnic Minority Populations Selected States, Despite overall declines in morbidity and mortality in the United States in recent years, a persistent gap in health status remains between American Indians (AIs) and non-Hispanic whites (1,2).This report compares the health status of AIs with that of other racial/ethnic.

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The provision of health services to members of federally-recognized Tribes grew out of the special government-to-government relationship between the federal government and Indian Tribes. CDC’s Office of Minority Health and Health Equity provides information about minority populations within the United States, including American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations.

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