The Health of Minnesota

Statewide Health Assessment

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The Health of Minnesota, Minnesota's Statewide Health Assessment, was prepared under the auspices of the Healthy Minnesota Partnership, and is an overview of population characteristics, social and economic factors, and health outcomes for the people of Minnesota. This document presents a wide array of indicators and information about statewide influences on health as well as individual indicators of health behaviors and health status.

Note: The documents below were updated in December 2012 to account for errata in previous editions.

April 2012  

The Health of Minnesota: Part One

Part One

Part One provides information about physical, social, and behavioral factors that influence health in Minnesota.

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May 2012

The Health of Minnesota: Part Two

Part Two

Part Two provides data and analysis of health outcomes related to disease and injury.

December 2012

Figures from The Health of Minnesota

The figures from both Parts One and Two are isolated in this document, for easy access.


December 2012

Sources used in The Health of Minnesota


The sources used to inform both parts of the assessment are isolated in this document, for easy access.

The Health of Minnesota: Statewide Health Assessment was produced in collaboration by the Minnesota Department of Health and the Healthy Minnesota Partnership. Partial funding for this project was provided by the following: PHHS Preventive Block Grant No. 2B01DP009029-10; the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through John Snow, Inc. (JSI), July 2011-June 2012; and Cooperative Agreement Number CD10-1011 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of any of the above funding organizations.

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