Health of American Indian or Alaska Native Population

Data are for the U.S.

Live births for American Indian or Alaska Native non-Hispanic population
  • Number of births: 26,813
  • Births per 1,000 women aged 15–44: 52.7

Source: Births: Final Data for 2020 [PDF – 1 MB]

Health status for American Indian or Alaska Native population
  • Percent of adults aged 18 and over in fair or poor health: 22.9% (2021)

Source: Interactive Summary Health Statistics for Adults: National Health Interview Survey, 2019-2021

Smoking for American Indian or Alaska Native population
  • Percent of adults aged 18 and over who currently smoke cigarettes: 16.5% (2021)

Source: Interactive Summary Health Statistics for Adults: National Health Interview Survey, 2019-2021

Health insurance coverage for American Indian or Alaska Native population
  • Percent of adults aged 18–64 without health insurance coverage: 26.4% (2021)

Source: Interactive Summary Health Statistics for Adults: National Health Interview Survey, 2019-2021

  • Percent of children under age 18 years without health insurance coverage: 16.7% (2019)

Source: Interactive Summary Health Statistics for Children: National Health Interview Survey, 2019-2020

Mortality for American Indian or Alaska Native non-Hispanic population
  • Number of deaths: 24,725
  • Deaths per 100,000 population: 1,016.5

Source: National Vital Statistics System – Mortality data (2020) via CDC WONDER

Leading causes of death for American Indian or Alaska Native non-Hispanic population
Infant deaths for American Indian or Alaska Native non-Hispanic population