Guide Health Equity Analysis

HEDA: Conducting a Health Equity Data Analysis

A Guide for Local Health Departments in Minnesota

Analyzing health inequities requires a process that uses data to identify health differences between population groups instead of only examining the population as a whole. The process then continues by identifying and examining the causes of these population differences in health.¬† “HEDA: Conducting a Health Equity Data Analysis” ¬†provides information on how to think about and analyze data related to health equity, and serves as a starting point for understanding how to document health inequities in Minnesota.¬† The Guide is organized into the following sections:

  • Introduction
  • Conducting the Health Equity Data Analysis
  • Sharing Findings
  • Using Findings to Advance Health Equity
  • Data Challenges
  • HEDA: Conducting a Health Equity Data Analysis: A Guide for Local Health Departments

    Web Resources

    The following links are resources that are referred to in the Guide. These links provide additional information about certain topics in the Guide.

    Questions? Contact health.equity@state.mn.us.


    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
    Email: healthstats@state.mn.us

    Updated Monday, June 05, 2017 at 03:42PM