ERIC Number: ED052850
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Health Behavior and Health Needs of American Indians in Hennepin County.
De Geyndt, Willy; Sprague, Linda M.
The report describes health attitudes, behavior patterns, and needs among American Indians in an urban setting: Hennepin County, Minnesota. As stated, a structured interview technique was used on a multi-stage sample of 225 Indian families to provide statistical data in achieving the 5 study objectives: (1) the collection of demographic and socioeconomic information, (2) the description of mobility patterns, (3) the assessment of utilization patterns of medical and dental care, (4) the identification of social problems, and (5) the assessment of attitudes concerning health services. In the document, statistics and narrative are provided in the areas of each of the 5 objectives, along with 5 conclusions and 37 tables based on questionnaire data accumulated during the course of the research. A selected bibliography and a copy of the questionnaire are appended. (DA)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Economic Opportunity, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis.