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  1. United South and Eastern Tribes:Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Overview Chris Compher Tribal Epidemiology Center United South and Eastern Tribes A Discussion on Gonorrhea Control in Region VI: Optimizing Strategies to Reduce Morbidity October 14, 2009

  2. Small Numbers …make data analysis difficult ...make secondary data difficult to access

  3. Racial Misclassification…deflates our actual numbers What do you consider your race?

  4. Lack of Data Sharing …makes it difficult to access Tribal figures

  5. Tribal Nation Borders …federal do not mirror …state …county

  6. Social Norms and Values …can be inhibitive

  7. Close Knit Communities …can inflate social stigmas

  8. Community Insulation …makes us feel safe and protected

  9. Thank you! Christina Compher, MHS ccompher@usetinc.org (615)467-1611