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Resources by Topic: Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Psychologists Need More Experience Working With Indigenous Populations
Discusses the need for more psychologists with knowledge and experience working with Indigenous communities. Highlights the lack of cultural knowledge among psychologists about American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander populations.
Author(s): Karen Stamm, Meron Assefa, Luona Lin
Date: 10/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: American Psychological Association
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Traffic Safety Facts, 2020 Data: Race and Ethnicity
National data on traffic fatalities by race and ethnicity, based on data from official death certificates. Features statistics from 2016-2020 with breakdowns by vehicle type, restraint use, alcohol-impaired driving, speeding, and rural or urban location.
Date: 10/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
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Types of Offers of Combustible Cigarettes, E-Cigarettes, and Betel Nut Experienced by Guam Youths
Presents a study on the scenarios where youths in Guam are presented with the opportunity to use cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and betel nut. Bases findings on focus group discussions and breaks down data by type of offer, location, and group context, among other measures.
Author(s): Francis Dalisay, Scott K. Okamoto, Jane Teneza, et al.
Citation: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 20(19), 6832
Date: 09/2023
Type: Document
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Housing Quality by Disability, Race, Ethnicity, and Rural-Urban Location: Findings from the American Community Survey
Policy brief examining the rates of dwellings with incomplete plumbing and incomplete kitchen facilities. Includes statistics with breakdowns by rural-urban location, racial/ethnic identity, and disability status.
Author(s): Alexis Swendener, Madeleine Pick, Megan Lahr, Hawking Yam, Carrie Henning-Smith
Date: 07/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
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Accessing 2020 Island Areas Censuses Data: Download, Export, and FTP
Highlights methods for downloading and exporting 2020 Census data on island territories that are covered by the U.S. Census. Details how to best capture and use demographic, social, economic, and housing information for Guam, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
Date: 07/2023
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Accessing 2020 Island Areas Censuses Data: General Access
Discusses methods for accessing 2020 Census data on island territories that are covered by the U.S. Census. Details how to best access demographic, social, economic, and housing information for Guam, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
Date: 07/2023
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Census Bureau Releases 2020 Census Demographic and Housing Characteristics Summary File for Guam
Highlights a new data release from the 2020 Census for Guam. Presents updated demographic, social, economic, and housing data. Discusses the effect the COVID-19 pandemic had on data collection.
Date: 07/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Census Bureau Releases 2020 Census Demographic and Housing Characteristics Summary File for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
Highlights a new data release from the 2020 Census for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Presents updated demographic, social, economic, and housing data.
Date: 07/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Census Bureau Releases 2020 Census DHC Summary File for American Samoa
Highlights a new data release from the 2020 Census for American Samoa. Presents updated demographic, social, economic, and housing data. Discusses the effect the COVID-19 pandemic had on data collection.
Date: 07/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Perceived Barriers and Benefits of COVID-19 Testing among Pacific Islanders on Guam
Results of a project aiming to promote COVID-19 testing among Pacific Islanders using culturally relevant community-tailored strategies with culturally and linguistically appropriate educational materials, and to identify the factors associated with COVID-19 testing. Uses data collected from June 2021 to July 2022.
Author(s): Rachael T. Leon Guerrero, Angelina G. Mummert, Dareon C. Rios, et al.
Citation: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 20(13), 6302
Date: 07/2023
Type: Document
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