August 2012

Data for Counties: County-Level Indicators for Community Health Assessment

This series of three webinars introduces Minnesota local health departments to the county-level indicators on the MDH website (compiled by the Minnesota Center for Health Statistics), and provides training on how to access the data for community health assessments.

Part 1 County-Level Indicators for Community Health Assessments (slides only)
Part 2 What do the Data Say? (1:27:12)
Part 3 Looking for More Answers: Additional Data Sources for Community Health Assessments (1:05:10)

Presenters

  • Dorothy Bliss, Office of Performance Improvement
  • Kim Edelman, Minnesota Center for Health Statistics
  • Ann Kinney, Minnesota Center for Health Statistics
  • Kelly Muellman, Minnesota Climate and Health Program
  • Jeannette Raymond, Office of Performance Improvement
  • Chuck Stroebel, Minnesota Environmental Public Health Tracking

1. County-Level Indicators for Community Health Assessments

This webinar will help users become familiar with the main county-level data sources available from the Minnesota Center for Health Statistics.

Resources

Presentation Slides (PDF)
There is no recording available for this webinar.

Minnesota County-Level Indicators for Community Health Assessment


2. What do the Data Say?

This webinar will help users develop their skill in choosing indicators to analyze, interpreting numbers, and comparing findings, as well as grow more confident in drawing conclusions from data.

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Webinar Recording Part 1: Introduction (15:39)
Webinar Recording Part 2: Example - Marijuana Use Among Teens (29:47)
Webinar Recording Part 3: Example - Analysis of Teen Birth Rates (19:53)
Webinar Recording Part 4: Example - Making a Quick Graph (21:53)

Resources

Presentation Slides (PDF)


3. Looking for More Answers: Additional Data Sources for Community Health Assessments

This webinar will help users become familiar with an expanded range of data sources for community health assessment, and meet additional MDH staff who can help with data and analysis

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Webinar Recording Part 1: Intro. & Vital Statistics Interactive Queries (22:14)
Webinar Recording Part 2: Minnesota Public Health Data Access (20:12)
Webinar Recording Part 3: Climate Change Toolkit & Conclusion (22:44)

Resources

Presentation Slides (PDF)