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Soraya Ghebleh - American Indian Health Statistics

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This is a presentation put together by Soraya Ghebleh that describes important health statistics of the American Indian community.

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Soraya Ghebleh - American Indian Health Statistics

  1. 1. American  Indian   Health  Statistics     Soraya  Ghebleh   Sta-s-cs  from  the  Centers  for  Disease  Control  and  Preven-on  
  2. 2. Population     •  Number  of  Residents:  4.3  Million  (2011)  
  3. 3. Live  Births     •  Number  of  births:  46,  419   •  Percent  of  births  with  low  birth  weight:  7.5%  
  4. 4. Health  Status   •  Percent  of  persons  all  ages  in  fair  or  poor  health:  13.6%  
  5. 5. Health  Risk  Factors   •  Percent  of  men  18  years  and  over  who  currently  smoke   cigareQes:  24.1%  (2009-­‐2011)   •  Percent  of  women  18  years  and  over  who  currently  smoke   cigareQes:  24.5%  (2009-­‐2011)  
  6. 6. Health  Insurance  Coverage   •  Percent  of  persons  under  65  years  without  health  insurance   coverage:  34.2%  
  7. 7. Mortality   •  Number  of  deaths:  15,565   •  Deaths  per  100,000  popula-on:  365.1   •  Leading  causes  of  death:   •  Heart  Disease   •  Cancer   •  Accidents   •  Infant  deaths  per  1,000  live  births:  8.47  

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