Advancing Health Equity: Statistics and Legislative Report
A statewide health assessment has found that not all people in Minnesota have the same chance to be healthy. People of color and American Indians, people with disabilities, people living in poverty, and members of the LGBTQ community have less opportunity for health and experience worse health outcomes in Minnesota.
This webpage houses the Advancing Health Equity in Minnesota: Report to the Legislature, 2014 (PDF) and provides links to health statistics reports and resources that support efforts to advance health equity. Additional information can be found in our Center for Health Equity.
Health statistics reports and resources
Minnesota Health Equity Reports and Data: This page provides links to Minnesota specific data related to health equity from several sources including the Minnesota Public Health Data Access Portal and the Minnesota Center for Health Statistics.
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Advancing Health Equity in Minnesota: Report to the Legislature
The Minnesota Legislature in 2013 directed the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and its partners to complete a report about advancing health equity in Minnesota. The Advancing Health Equity in Minnesota: Report to the Legislature was submitted to the Minnesota Legislature on Friday, January 31, 2014. This 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.
AHE Formal Feedback: (PDF): This document is a compilation of the feedback that many people and organizations provided on the draft of the AHE in Minnesota Legislative report. Note that many of the specific comments refer to the draft of the report, not the final version.
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