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American Indian or Alaska Native MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
American Indian or Alaska Native
Tree Number(s)
M01.270.968.500
M01.686.477.250
M01.686.477.625.594.500
Unique ID
D044467
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D044467
Scope Note
A person having origins in any of the original peoples of North, South and Central Americas, and who maintains tribal affiliation or community attachment (https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/1997/10/30/97-28653/revisions-to-the-standards-for-the-classification-of-federal-data-on-race-and-ethnicity). In the United States it is used for classification of federal government data on race and ethnicity. Race and ethnicity terms are self-identified social construct and may include terms outdated and offensive in MeSH to assist users who are interested in retrieving comprehensive search results for studies such as in longitudinal studies.
Entry Term(s)
American Indians
American Indians or Alaska Natives
American Native Continental Ancestry Group
American Natives
Indians, American
Native Americans
Native Americans, Federally-Recognized
Public MeSH Note
2004; see AMERICAN NATIVE CONTINENTAL ANCESTRY GROUP 2004-2022
History Note
2004
Date Established
2004/01/01
Date of Entry
2003/07/09
Revision Date
2022/07/14
American Indian or Alaska Native Preferred
Native Americans, Federally-Recognized Broader
American Indians Narrower
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