Health Outcomes by SDOH
An essential step (Difference Step) in a health equity analysis is describing health outcomes by social determinants of health (e.g. diabetes by income). Below is a list of Minnesota reports and websites that include health outcomes by a social determinant of health. The majority of these outcomes are reported at the state level. Health outcome data by SDOH by county or other geographical areas can be obtained through special requests by contacting the Minnesota Center for Health Statistics: firstname.lastname@example.org.
MDH Sources - Statewide Data Only
This report underscores how a lack of access to paid sick and family leave contributes to health disparities.
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.
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.
MDH Sources - County Data
Minnesota Vital Statistics Interactive Queries website - allows the user to query county-level birth data by selected SDOH including race, ethnicity, education, marital status, county and birthplace of mother. The same website also allows users to query death data by race/ethnicity and county.
Minnesota Health Access Survey Interactive Data Tool – allows user to query state level insurance data by race/ethnicity.
External Sources - County Data
2013 Health is More than Health Care: St. Louis County Health Status Report (St. Louis County, Public Health and Human Services) - reports on the health of St. Louis County focusing on geographical variations of life expectancy and mortality.
Health Inequities in the Twin Cities 2012 (Wilder Foundation) - reports on life expectancy by various social determinants of health including income and geography.
Survey of the Health of All the Population and the Environment (SHAPE) Reports 1998, 2002, 2006 and 2010 (Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department) - provide health data by neighborhood or county region and race/ethnicity.Community Health Needs Assessment 2016 - (Olmsted County Public Health Services) - describes the health of the county by topic area.
Center for Health Statistics
Minnesota Department of Health
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St. Paul, Minnesota, U.S.A. 55164-0882