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The Role of Medicare and the Indian Health Service for American Indians and Alaska Natives: Health, Access and Coverage

Appendix Table 1: Overall and American Indian and Native Alaska Population, Age 65+, Alphabetically by State, 2011-2013
State Population Counts, 65+ AIAN as Share of All  in State AIAN Distribution Across States Share of AIAN with Medicare
All, Age 65+
AIAN,
Age 65+
AIAN, Age 65+
with Medicare
AIAN as a (%)
of All 65+
(%) of All AIAN,
Age 65+
(%) of AIAN 65+ with Medicare
United States 43,044,138 428,644 410,075 1% 100% 96%
Alabama 696,630 5,800 5,716 0.8% 1.4% 99%
Alaska 62,452 8,607 8,081 13.8% 2.0% 94%
Arizona 969,201 25,671 23,762 2.6% 6.0% 93%
Arkansas 441,129 6,146 6,050 1.4% 1.4% 98%
California 4,599,013 58,454 55,606 1.3% 13.6% 95%
Colorado 610,869 6,697 6,461 1.1% 1.6% 96%
Connecticut 530,636 2,513 2,435 0.5% 0.6% 97%
Delaware 141,053 762 754 0.5% 0.2% 99%
DC 71,360 529 500 0.7% 0.1% 95%
Florida 3,501,667 16,570 15,930 0.5% 3.9% 96%
Georgia 1,132,859 5,652 5,510 0.5% 1.3% 97%
Hawaii 212,033 2,540 2,451 1.2% 0.6% 96%
Idaho 212,113 3,025 2,847 1.4% 0.7% 94%
Illinois 1,690,065 8,328 7,803 0.5% 1.9% 94%
Indiana 888,805 5,348 5,162 0.6% 1.2% 97%
Iowa 467,690 1,412 1,412 0.3% 0.3% 100%
Kansas 394,024 5,310 5,231 1.3% 1.2% 99%
Kentucky 612,780 3,806 3,553 0.6% 0.9% 93%
Louisiana 592,675 5,275 5,207 0.9% 1.2% 99%
Maine 226,384 2,290 2,121 1.0% 0.5% 93%
Maryland 761,267 4,628 4,181 0.6% 1.1% 90%
Massachusetts 956,544 4,411 4,059 0.5% 1.0% 92%
Michigan 1,438,392 12,372 12,095 0.9% 2.9% 98%
Minnesota 728,798 5,764 5,220 0.8% 1.3% 91%
Mississippi 401,865 2,097 1,918 0.5% 0.5% 91%
Missouri 882,173 8,812 8,580 1.0% 2.1% 97%
Montana 156,860 5,060 4,689 3.2% 1.2% 93%
Nebraska 257,346 1,616 1,594 0.6% 0.4% 99%
Nevada 360,364 4,836 4,451 1.3% 1.1% 92%
New Hampshire 194,498 1,187 1,187 0.6% 0.3% 100%
New Jersey 1,247,008 4,561 4,323 0.4% 1.1% 95%
New Mexico 294,067 17,629 16,247 6.0% 4.1% 92%
New York 2,750,756 17,389 16,603 0.6% 4.1% 95%
North Carolina 1,341,755 16,067 15,808 1.2% 3.7% 98%
North Dakota 100,506 2,097 2,030 2.1% 0.5% 97%
Ohio 1,701,127 9,554 9,342 0.6% 2.2% 98%
Oklahoma 532,899 40,465 39,008 7.6% 9.4% 96%
Oregon 580,125 9,763 9,435 1.7% 2.3% 97%
Pennsylvania 2,040,227 6,376 6,140 0.3% 1.5% 96%
Rhode Island 158,001 1,325 1,208 0.8% 0.3% 91%
South Carolina 692,481 3,575 3,513 0.5% 0.8% 98%
South Dakota 122,046 5,152 5,027 4.2% 1.2% 98%
Tennessee 915,490 7,122 6,847 0.8% 1.7% 96%
Texas 2,834,788 26,752 25,845 0.9% 6.2% 97%
Utah 271,151 2,748 2,618 1.0% 0.6% 95%
Vermont 99,053 938 886 0.9% 0.2% 94%
Virginia 1,059,298 7,283 7,116 0.7% 1.7% 98%
Washington 906,480 14,670 14,103 1.6% 3.4% 96%
West Virginia 310,292 2,399 2,363 0.8% 0.6% 98%
Wisconsin 820,689 5,818 5,672 0.7% 1.4% 97%
Wyoming 72,370 1,443 1,375 1.9% 0.3% 95%
NOTES: American Indian Alaska Native (AIAN).  U.S. totals presented here differ from Table 1 of this paper due to the use of multiple years of data to achieve a sample size that allows state estimates.
SOURCE: Kaiser Family Foundation analysis of  the American Community Survey pooled data (2011-2013).
Appendix Table 2: Medicare Populations (Overall and American Indian and Alaska Native) Under Age 65, Alphabetically by State, 2011-2013
State U.S. Medicare Population
<Age 65
AIAN Medicare Population
<Age 65
AIAN as a (%) of State
Medicare Population
<Age 65
United States 7,728,559 200,712 3%
Alabama 196,711 4,619 2%
Alaska 11,737 2,151 18%
Arizona 137,838 9,678 7%
Arkansas 121,997 3,074 3%
California 693,544 21,453 3%
Colorado 97,905 3,830 4%
Connecticut 75,771 1,076 1%
Delaware 27,287 1061 4%
DC 13,766 323 2%
Florida 489,359 7,469 2%
Georgia 256,382 2,991 1%
Hawaii 23,373 687 3%
Idaho 38,194 1458 4%
Illinois 265,795 3,200 1%
Indiana 170,847 2,946 2%
Iowa 68,960 1,110 2%
Kansas 66,277 2,729 4%
Kentucky 178,201 2,519 1%
Louisiana 148,642 2,604 2%
Maine 48,134 1,146 2%
Maryland 115,189 1,738 2%
Massachusetts 145,316 1,940 1%
Michigan 299,751 7,548 3%
Minnesota 99,985 2,882 3%
Mississippi 124,037 1,590 1%
Missouri 188,488 5,499 3%
Montana 24,575 2,393 10%
Nebraska 38,050 1,825 5%
Nevada 57,185 1,540 3%
New Hampshire 34,289 820 2%
New Jersey 183,263 2,262 1%
New Mexico 63,869 6,899 11%
New York 458,382 7,354 2%
North Carolina 288,460 9,791 3%
North Dakota 11,970 1,507 13%
Ohio 309,320 4,558 1%
Oklahoma 120,523 16,710 14%
Oregon 90,668 3,565 4%
Pennsylvania 328,179 3,991 1%
Rhode Island 32,163 750 2%
South Carolina 157,100 2,696 2%
South Dakota 19,947 2,457 12%
Tennessee 223,095 4,715 2%
Texas 533,311 10,138 2%
Utah 44,962 1,269 3%
Vermont 19,205 589 3%
Virginia 199,555 3,725 2%
Washington 150,984 7,801 5%
West Virginia 86,729 2,090 2%
Wisconsin 136,560 3,158 2%
Wyoming 12,729 788 6%
NOTES: American Indian Alaska Native (AIAN).  U.S. totals presented here differ from Table 1 of this paper due to the use of multiple years of data to achieve a sample size that allows state estimates.
SOURCE: Kaiser Family Foundation analysis of  the American Community Survey pooled data (2011-2013).
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