HEDA: Conducting a Health Equity Data Analysis: A guide for local health departments in Minnesota - Minnesota Dept. of Health

HEDA: Conducting a Health Equity Data Analysis: A guide for local health departments in Minnesota

Analyzing health inequities requires a process that uses data to identify health differences between population groups instead of only examining the population as a whole. The process then continues by identifying and examining the causes of these population differences in health. "HEDA: Conducting a Health Equity Data Analysis" provides information on how to think about and analyze data related to health equity, and serves as a starting point for understanding how to document health inequities in Minnesota.

The guide is organized into the following sections:

  • Introduction
  • Conducting the Health Equity Data Analysis
  • Sharing findings
  • Using findings to advance health equity
  • Data challenges

Full guide

HEDA: Conducting a Health Equity Data Analysis: A Guide for Local Health Departments, Version 2 (PDF)

Web resources

The following links are resources that are referred to in the guide. These links provide additional information about certain topics in the guide.