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What's Killing Our Children? Child and Infant Mortality among American Indians and Alaska Natives

Description
Examines social, behavioral, and environmental factors to determine the root causes behind significant disparities in infant and childhood mortality among American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations. Addresses domestic violence, nutrition, tobacco and alcohol use, environmental degradation, unintentional injuries, and more. Provides policy recommendations to tribal and public health agencies.
Author(s)
Teshia G. Arambula Solomon, Felina M. Cordova, Francisco Garcia
Date
03/2017
Type
Document
Organization
National Academy of Medicine
Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Child welfare · Children and youth · Health disparities · Injuries · Maternal health and prenatal care · Mortality · Policy · Population health · Public health · Statistics and data