A 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, or MCHS), and provides training on how to access the data for community health assessments.
- County-Level Indicators for Community Health Assessments
- What do the Data Say?
- Looking for More Answers: Additional Data Sources for Community Health Assessments
- 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
|Presentation Slides (148KB / 14 pages)|
|Go Directly to Data:
Minnesota County-Level Indicators for Community Health Assessment [Note: This link will open in a new window.]
|Please note: There is no recording available for this webinar.|
- Become familiar with the main county-level data sources available from MCHS.
- Be able to access each file and learn how to move around in these documents to find their county data.
- Increase their understanding of the recommended framework for community health assessments.
- Get comfortable contacting MCHS and OPI for more assistance with data.
|Presentation Slides (5.11MB / 38 slides)|
► Part 1: Introduction
► Part 2: Example - Marijuana Use Among Teens
► Part 3: Example - Analysis of Teen Birth Rates
► Part 4: Wrap up and Example - Making a Quick Graph
- Develop their skill in choosing indicators to analyze, interpreting numbers and comparing findings
- Grow more confident in drawing conclusions from the data
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► Part 1: Introduction & Vital Statistics Interactive Queries
► Part 2: Minnesota Public Health Data Access
► Part 3: Climate Change Toolkit & Conclusion
- Become familiar with an expanded range of data sources for community health assessment
- Meet two more MDH staff who can help with data and analysis