Selected Sources for Minnesota Data related to Health Equity
This report documents the relationship between income and health using Minnesota specific data.
This 2014 report assesses Minnesota’s health disparities and recommends best practices, policies, processes, data strategies, and other steps that will promote health equity for all Minnesotans.
This report provides statewide data in infant mortality including infant mortality rates by age of mother, race of mother and birth weight of infant by race/ethnicity of mother.
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.
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.
A portfolio of Minnesota maps at the county level that includes housing costs, employment, poverty and income inequality.
This site provides links to various links to reports on health disparities, social determinants of health and heath equities from a national perspective.
This Minnesota Department of Human Services interactivewebsite provides citizens with tools to compare Minnesota counties on 10 performance measures related to the well-being of children and families. Content areas are adoption, child protection, foster care, child support, family assistance and food support, plus various social and economic factors. Three different types of customized reports are available: multi-year trends of a single measure, single county profiles of all 10 performance measures and county rankings of a single performance measure
Center for Health Statistics
Minnesota Department of Health
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