Selected Sources for Minnesota Data related to Health Equity
This portal provides interactive charts, maps and queries on over 18 health and environment topics, including cancer, asthma and child lead poisoning. Data on poverty, income and health insurance (coverage) are also available. These data may be used to evaluate trends and geographic patterns for health inequities.
The 2012 Minnesota County Health Tables includes social determinants of health (SDOH) for Minnesota, its 87 counties and 20 Community Health Boards. The demographic section has data on poverty, single parent households, high school education, medical assistance and houses built before 1980. The morbidity section includes indicators on WIC (women, infants and children) enrollment and uninsurance rates.
SDOH indicators included in these reports are unemployment rate, food stamp utilization, per capita income, median household income, poverty, students eligible for free and reduced meals, high school graduation and drop out rates, and mother's maternal education.
This report documents the relationship between income and health using Minnesota specific data.
Reports on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) in Minnesota
An adverse childhood experience (ACE) describes a traumatic experience in a person’s life occurring before the age of 18. The following ACE report includes information SDOH and health outcomes for adults living in Minnesota.
This report presents a wide array of indicators and information about statewide influences on health such as poverty, education, employment, social connectedness and environment.
This report by the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation and Wilder Research finds that health and life expectancy are strongly connected to median area income, neighborhood conditions, education and race.
This site provides links to various links to reports on health disparities, social determinants of health and heath equities from a national perspective.
Center for Health Statistics
Minnesota Department of Health
Golden Rule Building, 3rd Floor
85 East Seventh Place
PO Box 64882
St. Paul, Minnesota, U.S.A. 55164-0882