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The health of Native Americans : toward a biocultural epidemiology, T. Kue Young

Label
The health of Native Americans : toward a biocultural epidemiology
Title
The health of Native Americans
Title remainder
toward a biocultural epidemiology
Statement of responsibility
T. Kue Young
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Young, T. Kue
Dewey number
614.4/2/08997
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
RA408.I49
LC item number
Y68 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • statistics
NLM call number
  • 1994 C-868
  • WA 300 Y77ha 1994
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indians of North America
  • Indians of North America
  • Indians, North American
  • Health Status Indicators
Label
The health of Native Americans : toward a biocultural epidemiology, T. Kue Young
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-265) and indexes
Contents
  • Introduction to native Americans -- Organization and plan -- Note on nomenclature -- Origins and genetic diversity -- Ecological habitats and adaptations -- Cultural and historical development -- Present geographical distribution -- Social and economic conditions -- Race and ethnicity -- Overview of population and health -- Historical perspective -- Sources of data -- Demographic features -- Patterns of mortality -- Morbidity and disability -- Behavioral health risks -- Nutrition and diet -- Epidemiologic transition -- Decline and persistence of infectious diseases -- Tuberculosis -- Infections of the nervous system -- Infections of the intestinal tract -- Pneumonia and acute respiratory infections -- Viral hepatitis -- Sexually transmitted diseases -- Streptococcal infections and their sequelae -- Protozoan and helminthic parasites -- Emergence of chronic diseases -- Cancer -- Ischemic heart disease -- Stroke -- Hypertension -- Dyslipidemia -- Prevention and control of cardiovascular diseases -- Obesity -- Diabetes -- Gallbladder disease -- Insulin resistance: a common metabolic defect?
  • (cont) Chronic diseases: an evolutionary perspective -- Injuries and the social pathologies -- Unintentional injuries -- Suicide, homicide and violence -- Alcohol and substance abuse -- Role for genes -- Traditional culture vs. social change -- Toward a biocultural epidemiology -- Contributions of native American populations to epidemiology -- Integrating anthropology and epidemiology -- Issues in native American health research
Control code
000143534
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
ix, 275 p.
Isbn
9780195073393
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
93020705
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 143534
  • 144313
  • (OCoLC)ocm28221908
Label
The health of Native Americans : toward a biocultural epidemiology, T. Kue Young
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-265) and indexes
Contents
  • Introduction to native Americans -- Organization and plan -- Note on nomenclature -- Origins and genetic diversity -- Ecological habitats and adaptations -- Cultural and historical development -- Present geographical distribution -- Social and economic conditions -- Race and ethnicity -- Overview of population and health -- Historical perspective -- Sources of data -- Demographic features -- Patterns of mortality -- Morbidity and disability -- Behavioral health risks -- Nutrition and diet -- Epidemiologic transition -- Decline and persistence of infectious diseases -- Tuberculosis -- Infections of the nervous system -- Infections of the intestinal tract -- Pneumonia and acute respiratory infections -- Viral hepatitis -- Sexually transmitted diseases -- Streptococcal infections and their sequelae -- Protozoan and helminthic parasites -- Emergence of chronic diseases -- Cancer -- Ischemic heart disease -- Stroke -- Hypertension -- Dyslipidemia -- Prevention and control of cardiovascular diseases -- Obesity -- Diabetes -- Gallbladder disease -- Insulin resistance: a common metabolic defect?
  • (cont) Chronic diseases: an evolutionary perspective -- Injuries and the social pathologies -- Unintentional injuries -- Suicide, homicide and violence -- Alcohol and substance abuse -- Role for genes -- Traditional culture vs. social change -- Toward a biocultural epidemiology -- Contributions of native American populations to epidemiology -- Integrating anthropology and epidemiology -- Issues in native American health research
Control code
000143534
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
ix, 275 p.
Isbn
9780195073393
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
93020705
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 143534
  • 144313
  • (OCoLC)ocm28221908

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