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Breast cancer screening in Alaska Native women.

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Source
Unpublished manuscript. 56 pp.
Publication Type
Book/Book Chapter
Date
1989
Author
Mostow, E.N.
Lanier, A.
Author Affiliation
U.S. National Institutes of Health
Source
Unpublished manuscript. 56 pp.
Date
1989
Language
English
Geographic Location
U.S.
Publication Type
Book/Book Chapter
Physical Holding
Alaska Medical Library
Keywords
Carcinoma of the breast
Morbidity rates
Screening
Mammography
Notes
From: Fortuine, Robert et al. 1993. The Health of the Inuit of North America: A Bibliography from the Earliest Times through 1990. University of Alaska Anchorage. Citation number 2190.
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Demographic and preliminary epidemiological studies of the people of St. Lawrence Island, Alaska.

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Source
Unpublished. 1 vol.
Publication Type
Book/Book Chapter
Date
1956
Author
Reinhard, K.R.
Author Affiliation
Arctic Health Research Center
Source
Unpublished. 1 vol.
Date
1956
Language
English
Geographic Location
U.S.
Publication Type
Book/Book Chapter
Physical Holding
Alaska Medical Library
Keywords
Gambell
Savoonga
Diet, traditional
Demography
Population
Health status
Acculturation
Migration
Birth rate
Fertility rate
Infant mortality
Morbidity rates
Notes
From: Fortuine, Robert et al. 1993. The Health of the Inuit of North America: A Bibliography from the Earliest Times through 1990. University of Alaska Anchorage. Citation number 1456.
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Demography, mortality and morbidity of the northern Quebec Inuit.

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Pages 206-211 in B. Harvald and J.P. Hart Hansen, eds. Circumpolar Health 81. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Circumpolar Health, 5th, Copenhagen, 9-13 August, 1981.
Publication Type
Article
Date
[1982?]
  1 document  
Author
Duval, B.
Th�©rien, F.
Author Affiliation
Laval University
Source
Pages 206-211 in B. Harvald and J.P. Hart Hansen, eds. Circumpolar Health 81. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Circumpolar Health, 5th, Copenhagen, 9-13 August, 1981.
Date
[1982?]
Language
English
Geographic Location
Canada
Publication Type
Article
Digital File Format
Text - PDF
Physical Holding
Alaska Medical Library
Keywords
Birth rate
Demography
Health services
Infant mortality
Life expectancy
Morbidity rates
Mortality rates
Population
Potential years of life lost
Notes
From: Fortuine, Robert et al. 1993. The Health of the Inuit of North America: A Bibliography from the Earliest Times through 1990. University of Alaska Anchorage. Citation number 1440.
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Geographical distribution of diabetes among the Native population of Canada: a national survey.

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Source
Social Science and Medicine. 1990; 31(2):129-139.
Publication Type
Article
Date
1990
Author
Young, T.K.
Author Affiliation
University of Manitoba
Source
Social Science and Medicine. 1990; 31(2):129-139.
Date
1990
Language
English
Geographic Location
Canada
Publication Type
Article
Physical Holding
Alaska Medical Library
Keywords
Morbidity rates
Aged
Canada
Cross-Sectional Studies
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 - diagnosis - epidemiology - genetics
Female
Geography
Humans
Indians, North American
Inuits
Male
Middle Aged
Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
Abstract
The prevalence of diagnosed diabetes was determined for 76% of the registered Indian and Inuit (Eskimo) population of Canada from case registers maintained by the federal agency responsible for Indian health services. A total of 5324 cases were ascertained. The age-sex adjusted rate varied among the Indians from a low of 0.8% in the Northwest Territories to a high of 8.7% in the Atlantic region. Among Inuit, the prevalence was 0.4%. Most cases occur in middle-aged or older individuals, with a higher prevalence among Indian (but not Inuit) females. An ecologic analysis was performed with the crude prevalence of individual communities regressed upon independent variables that included longitude, latitude, geographic isolation, culture area, and language family. Stepwise regressions were also carried out within the Algonkian, Athapaskan, and Eskimoan language families. For the national sample, composite language phylum-culture area predictors were used. The results in the national sample confirmed most findings in the individual language family analysis. Six predictors: latitude, Northeast-Algonkian, Northeast-Iroquoian, Subarctic-Algonkian, Plains-Siouan, and Plains-Algonkian, ranked here in decreasing order of importance, explained 48.4% of the variation in diabetes prevalence. All the named groups had rates significantly greater than found in the reference group of Arctic-Eskimoans. We conclude that the distribution of diabetes among Canadian natives is determined by both genetic and environmental factors.
Notes
From: Fortuine, Robert et al. 1993. The Health of the Inuit of North America: A Bibliography from the Earliest Times through 1990. University of Alaska Anchorage. Citation number 2237.
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Health care in northern Canada -- a historical perspective.

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Source
Pages 80-87 in B. Harvald and J.P. Hart Hansen, eds. Circumpolar Health 81. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Circumpolar Health, 5th, Copenhagen, 9-13 August, 1981.
Publication Type
Article
Date
[1982?]
  1 document  
Author
Martin, J.D.
Author Affiliation
Department of National Health and Welfare (Canada)
Source
Pages 80-87 in B. Harvald and J.P. Hart Hansen, eds. Circumpolar Health 81. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Circumpolar Health, 5th, Copenhagen, 9-13 August, 1981.
Date
[1982?]
Language
English
Geographic Location
Canada
Publication Type
Article
Digital File Format
Text - PDF
Physical Holding
Alaska Medical Library
Keywords
Acculturation
Aklavik
Cancer
Chesterfield Inlet
Community health workers
Diet, western
Frobisher Bay
Health services
Hospitals
Mortality rates
Morbidity rates
Nurses
Pangnirtung
Notes
From: Fortuine, Robert et al. 1993. The Health of the Inuit of North America: A Bibliography from the Earliest Times through 1990. University of Alaska Anchorage. Citation number 639.
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Invasive pneumococcal disease in an Alaska Native population, 1980 through 1986.

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Source
JAMA. 1989 Feb 3;261(5):715-8
Publication Type
Article
Date
Feb-3-1989
Author
M. Davidson
C D Schraer
A J Parkinson
J F Campbell
R R Facklam
R B Wainwright
A P Lanier
W L Heyward
Author Affiliation
Arctic Investigations Laboratory, Centers for Disease Control, Anchorage, AK 99501.
Source
JAMA. 1989 Feb 3;261(5):715-8
Date
Feb-3-1989
Language
English
Geographic Location
U.S.
Publication Type
Article
Physical Holding
Alaska Medical Library
Keywords
Adolescent
Adult
Age Factors
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Alaska
Alcoholism - complications
Anemia - complications
Child
Child, Preschool
Health status
Humans
Infant
Infant, Newborn
Meningitis
Middle Aged
Morbidity rates
Mortality rates
Otitis media
Pneumococcal Infections - complications - epidemiology - ethnology - mortality
Pneumonia
Population Surveillance
Seasons
Sex Factors
Streptococcus pneumoniae
Time Factors
Abstract
From 1980 through 1986, one hundred fourteen Alaska Native patients from the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta had community-acquired invasive pneumococcal disease confirmed by isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae from normally sterile body sites. The annual bacteremia rates per 100,000 persons were 105 cases for all ages, 1195 cases for infants under 2 years of age, and 130 cases for adults over 59 years of age. These were six to 34 times higher than rates reported for other US populations. The most common underlying conditions in infants diagnosed before 24 months of age were previously diagnosed anemia and pneumonia, while alcoholism and anemia were most common in adults. The case-fatality rate for infants under 2 years of age was 3.2%, and the case-fatality rate for adults over 59 years of age was 30%. Serotyping of more than half the isolates identified 96% of these isolates to be present in the currently available pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine. The pneumococcal disease rates reported herein are likely to be underestimates since most diseases that occur in this region are treated at the village level without laboratory confirmation.
Notes
From: Fortuine, Robert et al. 1993. The Health of the Inuit of North America: A Bibliography from the Earliest Times through 1990. University of Alaska Anchorage. Citation number 1793.
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New health initiatives for Canada's native people

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Pages 323-326 in H. Linderholm et al., eds. Circumpolar Health 87. Proceedings of the Seventh International Congress on Circumpolar Health, Umeå, Sweden, 1987. Arctic Medical Research. 1988;47 Supp 1.
Publication Type
Article
Date
1988
  1 document  
Author
Nicholson, J.D.
Author Affiliation
Medical Services Branch, Department of National Health & Welfare, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Source
Pages 323-326 in H. Linderholm et al., eds. Circumpolar Health 87. Proceedings of the Seventh International Congress on Circumpolar Health, Umeå, Sweden, 1987. Arctic Medical Research. 1988;47 Supp 1.
Date
1988
Language
English
Geographic Location
Canada
Publication Type
Article
Digital File Format
Text - PDF
Physical Holding
Alaska Medical Library
Keywords
Health Status Indicators
Morbidity rates
Mortality rates
Program transfer
Self-determination
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La sant�???�??�?�© des Inuit: pr�???�??�?�©occupation humanitaire ou enjeu politique?

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Source
M.S. thesis. Laval University. 149 pp.
Publication Type
Dissertation
Date
1983
Author
Dufour, M.-J.
Author Affiliation
Laval University
Source
M.S. thesis. Laval University. 149 pp.
Date
1983
Geographic Location
Canada
Publication Type
Dissertation
Physical Holding
Alaska Medical Library
Keywords
Population
Health services
Demography
Tuberculosis
Nursing
Mortality rates
Morbidity rates
Native self-determination
Community health workers
Notes
From: Fortuine, Robert et al. 1993. The Health of the Inuit of North America: A Bibliography from the Earliest Times through 1990. University of Alaska Anchorage. Citation number 37.
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Summary of Bethel Service Unit baseline statistics.

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[Alaska Dept. of Health, Juneau, AK] 26 pp.
Publication Type
Article
Date
[1959?]
Author
Colyar, A.B.
Jund, L.
Author Affiliation
Arctic Health Research Center
Source
[Alaska Dept. of Health, Juneau, AK] 26 pp.
Date
[1959?]
Language
English
Geographic Location
U.S.
Publication Type
Article
Physical Holding
Alaska Medical Library
Keywords
Bethel
Health status
Birth rate
Obstetrical care
Morbidity rates
Communicable diseases
Tuberculosis
Mortality rates
Notes
From: Fortuine, Robert et al. 1993. The Health of the Inuit of North America: A Bibliography from the Earliest Times through 1990. University of Alaska Anchorage. Citation number 1396.
Cited in: Fortuine, Robert. 1968. The Health of the Eskimos: a bibliography 1857-1967. Dartmouth College Libraries. Citation number 445.
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Source
Health Reports. 1989; 1(1):69-79.
Publication Type
Article
Date
1989
Author
Gaudette, L.
Source
Health Reports. 1989; 1(1):69-79.
Date
1989
Language
English
French
Geographic Location
Canada
Publication Type
Article
Physical Holding
Alaska Medical Library
Keywords
Reactivation
Morbidity rates
Adolescent
Adult
Aged
Canada - epidemiology
Child
Child, Preschool
Female
Humans
Indians, North American
Male
Middle Aged
Recurrence
Risk factors
Tuberculosis - epidemiology - ethnology
Abstract
In 1987, 1,957 new or reactivated cases of tuberculosis were reported in Canada, an 8.8% drop from 1986. This corresponds to an overall decline of almost 50% in Canada's tuberculosis rates over the past decade. This article examines tuberculosis rates by sex, age and province, and identifies four high risk groups. The first group, comprising North American Indians and Inuit, has a rate five to ten times higher than the Canadian population. Poor inner city residents have rates up to four times higher, and foreign-born Canadians up to three times higher. For all Canadians, risk increases with age, and thus the elderly comprise the fourth risk group. A fifth group, males aged 25 to 44 infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and who later develop Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), has emerged in the United States although no increased risk is at yet seen in Canada.
Notes
From: Fortuine, Robert et al. 1993. The Health of the Inuit of North America: A Bibliography from the Earliest Times through 1990. University of Alaska Anchorage. Citation number 1741.
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