Selected Public Health Data Websites

This section of the Minnesota County Health Tables is a list of selected public health data Web sites by category. This list is by no means exhaustive.

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Access and Service Delivery

Minnesota Health Care Program Statistics- Minnesota Department of Human Services
Minnesota Health Care Program data for counties and state.

Health Economics Program Publications - Minnesota Department of Health The Health Economics Program conducts research and applied policy analysis to monitor changes in the health care marketplace; to understand factors influencing health care cost, quality and access; and to provide technical assistance in the development of state health care policy. The information is used to inform policymakers, consumers, and other stakeholders in Minnesota

Workforce Data - Office of Rural Health (MDH)
Information on the healthcare workforce in Minnesota including workforce profiles by profession and shortage information.

Office of Rural Health Publications (MDH)
A listing of publications out of the Office of Rural Health and Primary Care.

Atlas of Minnesota Online (non MDH - Center for Rural Policy and Development)
Digital maps of county data on access and service delivery

Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs

Tobacco Reports - Center for Health Statistics (MDH)

Minnesota Student Survey - survey of 6th, 9th,and 12th graders (MDH)

CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
State data on adult risk behaviors such as smoking and alcohol use

Atlas of Minnesota Online (non MDH - Center for Rural Policy and Development)
Digital maps of county data on narcotics offenses and DWIs

Births and Deaths

Center for Health Statistics (MDH)

Minnesota Vital Statistics Interactive Queries (MDH)
State and county birth, death and population data

Reproductive and Birth Outcomes
The Minnesota Public Health Data Access System (MDH) contains data by state and county for total fertility rate, infant mortality rate, term low birth weight, very low birth weight, preterm births, very preterm births, and sex ratio.

Minnesota Health Statistics Annual Summary (MDH)
Yearly publications on birth and deaths in Minnesota by county and selected cities.

National Center for Health Statistics
National data on births and deaths

TEENWISE Minnesota- Info Exchange
Statistical reports on adolescent pregnancy and birth.

Atlas of Minnesota Online (non MDH - Center for Rural Policy and Development)
Digital maps of county data on death rates for selected causes, teen birth rates and infant mortality rates

Child and Adolescent Health

Childhood Lead Poisoning
The Minnesota Public Health Data Access System (MDH) contains data on blood lead testing and blood lead levels.

Minnesota Student Survey - survey of 6th, 9th,and 12th graders (MDH)
Results from the 2004 and 2007 Minnesota Student Survey by state and county.

Data Center - District Information - Minnesota Department of Education
The Data Center provides a repository of information about Minnesota schools. Several years of data have been compiled describing general characteristics of each school district including enrollment, attendance and language.

Minnesota KIDS COUNT - Children's Defense Fund Minnesota
Minnesota KIDS COUNT provides county-by-county data on the well-being of Minnesota's children and families. Minnesota KIDS COUNT releases periodic reports and an annual data book to provide a statistical profile of Minnesota's children and suggestions for action on their behalf.

City-County-Community Level Information on Kids System
This Web site brings together data on the well-being of children collected by KIDS COUNT grantees from state and local sources. The unique system allows users to access state-specific inventories of data from local sources, such as health departments, human services agencies, and schools. The content of state pages is determined by a participating KIDS COUNT partner using data from local jurisdictions.

Minnesota Children with Special Health Care Needs - Research and Reports (MDH)

Atlas of Minnesota Online (non MDH - Center for Rural Policy and Development)
Digital maps of county data on teen birth rates and infant mortality rates

Chronic Conditions

Asthma (MDH)
The Minnesota Public Health Data Access System (MDH) includes state and county asthma hospitalization data.

Minnesota Cancer Surveillance System (MDH)
The Minnesota Cancer Surveillance System (MCSS) is the state's cancer registry. It is an ongoing program within the Section of Chronic Disease and Environmental Epidemiology at the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). The MCSS systematically collects demographic and diagnostic information on all Minnesota residents with newly-diagnosed cancers.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (MDH)
The Minnesota Public Health Data Access System (MDH) includes state and county COPD hospitalization data.

Minnesota Diabetes Program (MDH)
Includes national and state publications on diabetes.

Heart Attacks (MDH)
The Minnesota Public Health Data Access System (MDH) includes state heart attack hospitalization data.

Atlas of Minnesota Online (non MDH - Center for Rural Policy and Development)
Digital maps of county data on cancer and heart disease death rates.

Demographics

Census 2010 (Minnesota State Demographic Center)
A compilation of most requested Census 2010 data, issues, links and presentations.

Federal Bureau of Economic Analysis: Local Data
Per Capital Income, Personal Income, Population by county

Census County Quick Facts (US Census)
A summary of often requested census data by county.

American FactFinder (US Census)
The New American FactFinder is the official source for Census 2010 and Census 2000 data.

Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates
1989 – most recent Intercensal Estimates for States, Counties & School Districts of age 0-17 in poverty, age 5-17 in families in poverty, age 5-17 in families in poverty, under age 5 in poverty (Only available for states), median household income

Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development - Workforce Data
Employment related statistics for the state of Minnesota and its counties.

Atlas of Minnesota Online (non MDH - Center for Rural Policy and Development)
Digital maps of county data on various demographic indicators

 

Environmental Health

Air Quality
The Minnesota Public Health Data Access System (MDH) includes information on fine particles and ozone.

Carbon Monoxide
The Minnesota Public Health Data Access System (MDH) includes state and county data on emergency department visits and hospitalizations due to carbon monoxide exposure.

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
MPCA has information on air quality, hazardous waste and water quality.

Atlas of Minnesota Online (non MDH - Center for Rural Policy and Development)
Digital maps of county data on various environmental and natural resource indicators

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Ground Water

Lakes

Minnesota Emergency Response Commission

Toxic Release Inventory (TRI)

 

 

Infectious Disease

Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Prevention and Control (MDH)
Data on HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases, other reportable diseases and vaccine preventable diseases.

STD Surveillance Reports (MDH)

HIV Surveillance Reports (MDH)

Violence and Unintentional Injury

Criminal Justice Data
The Criminal Justice Statistics Center at Minnesota Planning obtains databases from various state agencies and analyzes them for policy-makers. Updated annually, these databases contain data on criminal offenses, arrests and apprehensions, justice system expenditures, and probation cases.

Traffic Safety - Crash Data Reports - Minnesota Department of Public Safety
Minnesota Department of Public Safety reports including the Minnesota Crash Facts.

State Fire Marshal Publications - Minnesota Department of Public Safety
This Web site lists state and national publications on fires including Fire in Minnesota - 2001

Injury and Violence Prevention (MDH)
Injury and violence publications on injury-related mortality, intimate partner violence and violence-related injury.

The Minnesota Injury Data Access System (MIDAS)
To support its mission of preventing injuries in Minnesota, the Minnesota Department of Health has developed MIDAS, the Minnesota Injury Data Access System. It will enable you to more easily learn about the injury and violence data for Minnesotans, whether for a specific county, for a type of injury, or by gender, timeframe, or other factor.

Miscellaneous

Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS)

Minnesota Department of Health

Minnesota Department of Health, Health Data and Statistics (Links to selected MDH publications)

Minnesota Vital Signs


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

CDC Homepage

CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
State data on adult risk behaviors such as smoking and alcohol use

CDC Wonder
Provides a multitude of public health data such as births, deaths and injury

Updated Monday, October 20, 2014 at 08:34AM