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Native Americans Left Out of 'Deaths of Despair' Research

Feb 1, 2023
A study published in The Lancet says that premature "deaths of despair" have affected American Indian and Alaska Native communities more than white communities. American Indians and Alaska Native people were not surveyed in a 2015 study that looked at death rates for 45-54 year-olds from 1999-2013.
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Alcohol use · American Indian or Alaska Native · Health disparities · Illicit drug use · Mortality · Suicide and suicide prevention · White