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Health and Health Care for American Indians and Alaska Natives (AIANs)

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Figure 1: AIANs account for 2% of the United States population.

Figure 1: AIANs account for 2% of the United States population.

Figure 2: AIANs live across the United States, but over 60% reside in 11 states. The majority of AIANs live outside of tribal areas.

Figure 2: AIANs live across the United States, but over 60% reside in 11 states. The majority of AIANs live outside of tribal areas.

Figure 3: Nonelderly AIANs are younger, more likely to be poor, and less likely to have a full-time worker in the family compared to Whites.

Figure 3: Nonelderly AIANs are younger, more likely to be poor, and less likely to have a full-time worker in the family compared to Whites.

Figure 4: AIANs fare worse than Whites across many health measures.

Figure 4: AIANs fare worse than Whites across many health measures.

Figure 5: Although the Indian Health Service (IHS) provides services to AIANs, health coverage is important for AIANs.

Figure 5: Although the Indian Health Service (IHS) provides services to AIANs, health coverage is important for AIANs.

Figure 6: AIANs are significantly more likely than Whites to be uninsured.

Figure 6: AIANs are significantly more likely than Whites to be uninsured.

Figure 7: Enrollment efforts could increase coverage among the many uninsured AIANs who are eligible for coverage.

Figure 7: Enrollment efforts could increase coverage among the many uninsured AIANs who are eligible for coverage.

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