Cancer Facts & Figures 2013
American Cancer Society, November 2013, 61 pp.
Provides basic cancer facts and figures, as well as state-by-state statistics. Includes special sections on pancreatic cancer and cancer disparities. more info >
Health Issues for the State of North Dakota: Second Biennial Report
UND School of Medicine, December 2012, 139 pp.
An assessment of the state of health of North Dakotans and their health care delivery system along with an analysis of steps that need to be taken to ensure that all North Dakotans have access to high-quality health care at an affordable cost. more info >
2012 annual healthcare indicators report
North Dakota Hospital Association, November 2012, 67 pp.
This report is compiled by the North Dakota Hospital Association to provide information relating to hospital and health system trends, for use by health care executives, government officials, and business leaders in planning and decision-making. more info >
2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, March 2012, 230 pp.
Ninth year of reports which measure trends in effectiveness of care, patient safety, timeliness of care, patient centeredness, and efficiency of care. This year's reports also contain information on care coordination and health system infrastructure. State snapshots are also available on the website. more info >
2011 Minneapolis Living Well sustainability report
City of Minneapolis, June 2011, 32 pp.
Highlights a wide variety of sustainability indicators for the City of Minneapolis. Includes data for 25 different indicators grouped by health, environment and vital community. more info >
Women in America: Indicators of social and economic well-being
U.S. Department of Commerce Economics and Statistics Administration, March 2011, 97 pp.
This report provides a statistical picture of women in America in five critical areas: demographic and family changes, education, employment, health, and crime and violence. more info >
Fargo Cass Public Health 2010 annual report and 2011 community assessment
Fargo Cass Public Health, October 2010, 18 pp.
Presents the department's service statistics as well as data on 48 different health indicators for the area. more info >
Uninsured children: Who are they and where do they live?
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Urban Institute, August 2010, 193 pp.
This report uses data from the 2008 American Community Survey (ACS) to provide detailed state estimates of uninsured children, including uninsured rates for children with different demographic, socioeconomic and family characteristics in each state. more info >
State indicator report on physical activity
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, May 2010, 15 pp.
Includes state-level data about individual behaviors related to physical activity, as well as the presence or absence of physical features and policies that can make being physically active either easy or hard to do. more info >
Delayed childbearing: More women are having their first child later in life
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Center for Health Statistics, August 2009, 8 pp.
This report compiles statistics on the average age of women having their first child. The age of the mother, both younger and older, plays a strong role in a wide range of birth outcomes. more info >
2009 Alzheimer's disease facts and figures
Alzheimer's Association, January 2009, 80 pp.
Statistical resource for U.S. data related to Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. The report includes definitions of the types of dementias and a summary of current knowledge about Alzheimer's disease. Additional sections address prevalence, mortality and lifetime risk of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, as well as paid and family caregiving and use and costs of care and services. more info >
Primary refugee arrivals to Minnesota
Minnesota Department of Health, August 2008, 12 pp.
Data on refugees in Minnesota. Provides the number of refugee arrivals each year, not an estimate of the population living here. Includes the yearly number of refugee arrivals by region of the world from 1979-2007, initial county of resettlement, and the health status of new refugees. more info >
Populations of color in Minnesota: Health status report
Minnesota Department of Health, November 2006, 14 pp.
An annual update of the health status of populations of color in Minnesota. Data include: birth-related health indicators; death rates and cause of death; cancer incidence; and health insurance rates. more info >
Health Economics Program Issue Breif
Minnesota Department of Health, Health Economics Program, August 2006, 4 pp.
This issue brief describes the distribution of health insurance coverage for 2004 among Minnesotans and analyzes some of the recent trends. more info >
Immigrants and health
Greater Twin Cities United Way, March 2004, 4 pp.
Health information about immigrants in Minnesota including prenatal care, infectious diseases, immunizations, diabetes, lead poisoning, and mental health. Executive summary of full report. more info >
Dynamics of race, culture and key indicators of health in the nation's 100 largest cities and their suburbs
SUNY Downstate Medical Center, February 2003, 44 pp.
Looks at changes in health and social measures from 1990 to 2000 in the 100 largest U.S. cities, including Minneapolis/St. Paul using U.S. Census Bureau and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data. more info >
SHAPE 2002: A preview; Survey of the health of adults, the population, and the environment
Hennepin County Community Health Department, Bloomington Division of Public Health, January 2003, 30 pp.
Reports on the health of American Indians, Southeast Asians, Blacks/African Americans, Hispanics/Latinos and Whites in Hennepin County. Nearly 10,000 residents were interviewed in 2002. more info >
West Side community health assessment
Wilder Research, April 2000, 44 pp.
A 250-household survey of "vital signs" on Saint Paul's West Side covers health insurance, access to care, chronic health problems, health behaviors, and awareness of health resources. more info >
County Health Rankings and Roadmap
Ranking the health of nearly every county in the nation, this website focuses on specific factors that affect health, such as education and income. The County Health Rankings address what is making people sick or healthy, while the roadmaps show what can be done to create healthier places to live. more info >
State estimates of substance use and mental health
Data on drug, alcohol, and cigarette use, and mental health for people age 12-17, 18-25, and 26 and older for Minnesota, other states, and the United States. more info >
Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health
Presents state and national data on children's health. Indicators include: overall health status, asthma, socio-emotional difficulties, preventive health and dental care, early childhood experience, repetition of grade, reading, and attending religious services. more info >