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Rural Health
Resources by Topic: Racial and ethnic groups

American Indian/Alaska Native Profile
Presents statistics and data on American Indians and Alaska Natives throughout the United States. Includes demographics, education, economics, insurance coverage, and health. Includes data on specific health conditions.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health
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Alaska Community Health Aide Program
Describes the Community Health Aide Program (CHAP) and the network of Community Health Aides/Practitioners from more than 170 rural Alaska villages. Provides information and resources for training, and completes assessments and referrals for community members in need of healthcare.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
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American Indian/Alaska Native Suicide Prevention
Provides resources and information for professionals and other individuals working with American Indian and Alaska Native populations to support suicide prevention and promote mental health. Includes information on a culturally relevant approach to suicide prevention.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Suicide Prevention Resource Center
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Native Aging Fact Sheets
A list of fact sheets regarding Native American aging.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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IHS Health Promotion/Disease Prevention Success Stories
A collection of best practices, promising practices, local case studies, resources, and policies concerning healthcare for Native American communities.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Indian Health Service
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State Traffic Safety Information
Provides state traffic safety data and statistics, including rural versus urban traffic fatalities and fatalities per 100 million vehicle miles driven. Covers fatalities information by alcohol-impaired driving, vehicle type, crash type, and person type. County profiles with more limited information are also available. Includes Native America traffic safety statistics by Native American fatalities, all fatalities on reservations, and Native American fatalities on reservations.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
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FastStats A to Z: Health of Asian or Pacific Islander Population
Offers links to various health data for the Asian and Pacific Islander population. Statistics include births, deaths, health status, and healthcare access.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Center for Health Statistics
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Native American Elderly Service Locator
Directory of all tribal elderly services available in the United States. Search by state and service type.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: National Resource Center on Native American Aging
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Overview of the Alaska Community Health Aide Program
Provides a detailed overview of Community Health Aide Program (CHAP), including the history, current practice, training, field supervision, and quality assurance of this unique program that facilitates healthcare services in Alaska's remote villages.
Type: Document
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CMS American Indian/Alaska Native Center
Provides information about American Indian/Alaska Native health as related to Medicare and Medicaid services.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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