This publication examines the health status of Indian women. The data compilations are based on data published in the 1997 Trends in Indian Health publication. The report presents an overview on the health status of American Indian and Alaskan Native (AI/AN) women residing in the Indian Health Service (IHS) service areas. Tables and charts are provided for the following data sets: 1) Population by Age, 1990; 2) Employment Status by Sex, American Indians and U.S. All Races; 3) Births of Low Birthweight; 4) Births of High Birthweight; 5) Birth Order of by Age of Mother; 6) Family Planning Visit Rate; 7) Live Births with Prenatal Care Beginning in First Trimester; 8) Mothers Who Smoked During Pregnancy; 9) Mothers Who Drank During Pregnancy; 10) Birth Rates with Diabetic Mother; 11) Cesarian Delivery; 12) Life Expectancy at Birth; 13) Deaths by Age and Sex; 14) Leading Causes of Death by Age; 15) Alcoholism Death Rates by Age and Sex; 16) Drug-Related Death Rates by Age and Sex; 17) Accident Death Rates by Age and Sex; 18) Suicide Death Rates by Age and Sex; 19) Homicide Death Rates by Age and Sex; 20) Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis Death Rates by Age and Sex; 21) Diabetes Mellitus Death Rates by Age and Sex; 22) Heart Disease Death Rates by Age and Sex; 23) Cerebrovascular Diseases Death Rates by Age and Sex; 24) Malignant Neoplasm Deaths by Age and Sex; 25) Leading Cancer Sites; 21) Breast Cancer Death Rates; 22) Cervical Cancer Death Rates; 23) Leading Causes of Hospitalizations; and 24) Leading Cause of Ambulatory Visits.
Indian Health Service, Office of Public Health, Rockville, MD.
Indian health focus: women. Indian Health Service, Office of Public Health, Rockville, MD. :1-43. 1997