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Proceedings of the Health Brain Trust on Data and Research: Improving the Health and Well-Being of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders

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On April 30 – May 1, 2007, a diverse group of researchers, advocates, health professionals, public health officials, community members, and other leaders gathered in Washington, D.C., for the first Health Brain Trust on Data & Research (“Health Brain Trust”). The Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) Health Brain Trust is an annual…

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South Asians in the United States

Health Brief

The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that in 2000 nearly 1.7 million Asian Indians lived in the United States. This number includes data from only certain South Asian communities (identified as Asian Indian, Bengalese, Bharat, Dravidian, East Indian, or Goanese) (U.S. Census Bureau, 2001).

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Native Hawaiians in the United States

Health Brief

According to Census 2000, there were 140,652 people in the United States who indicated they were Native Hawaiian (one race alone), but 401,162 people who are Native Hawaiians alone or in combination with other races (US Census Bureau, 2000).