Unmet healthcare Needs of Native American Populations in Douglas and Lancaster Counties

UNO Center for Public Affairs Research (CPAR)


In 2010 The UNO Center for Organizational Research and Evaluation (CORE) completed a comprehensive study of the problems and unmet healthcare needs of Native American populations (approximately 3,700 persons) in Nebraska’s Douglas and Lancaster counties for the Nebraska Urban Indian Health Coalition (NUIHC). The major findings of this analysis are in the four study areas: 1) healthcare insurance coverage, 2) healthcare services and usage, 3) satisfaction with services and 4) perceptions of personal and community health; and are as follows: