Indian Health Service

Maintained/created by: Department of Health and Human Services
Website: http://www.ihs.gov/index.cfm?module=About
Geographic unit of data: U.S. national

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Abstract:

Users can download reports and fact sheets regarding the health of American Indians and Alaskan Natives.

Background
The Indian Health Service, of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), addresses the health of American Indians and Alaskan Natives. This website contains reports regarding health issues such as cancer, tobacco use, vaccine-preventable diseases, sexually transmitted diseases, and behavioral health.

Database Capabilities
Users can download fact sheets regarding various health topics as PDF files. Topics include but are not limited to HIV, diabetes, health disparities, and injuries.

Data Notes
Most reports are published on a quarterly basis. The years to which statistics apply are indicated with each national report.