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Reports: Health statistics

Cancer Facts & Figures
American Cancer Society, November 2017, 76 pp.
Annual report that provides basic cancer facts and figures, as well as state-by-state statistics.   more info >

America's Health Rankings: Senior Report 2017
United Health Foundation, May 2017, 140 pp.
This report provides a comprehensive analysis of senior population health on a national and state-by-state basis across 34 measures of senior health. This year's report notes, among other things, national improvements in several clinical care measures and challenges in community & environment measures related to nutrition and access to healthy foods.   more info >

Minnesotans with Disabilities: Demographic and Economic Characteristics
Minnesota State Demographic Center, March 2017, 21 pp.
Across Minnesota, about 593,700 persons (roughly 10.9% of the population) have one or more disabilities. This brief provides a primer about persons with disabilities in Minnesota, to better understand their demographic characteristics and experiences.   more info >

State-Level Trends in Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance, 2011-2015: Chartbook and State Fact Sheets
State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC), February 2017, 23 pp.
This chartbook uses data from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey-Insurance Component (MEPS-IC) to highlight the experiences of private-sector workers with employer-sponsored insurance from 2011 through 2015 at the national level and in individual states.   more info >

Fourth Biennial Report: Health Issues for the State of North Dakota
, University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences, December 2016, 174 pp.
Provides a detailed look at the status of health, healthcare delivery, and the healthcare workforce across the state of North Dakota.   more info >

State of American Well-Being: 2015 State and Community Rankings for Incidence of Diabetes
Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, December 2016, 12 pp.
This report, part of the Gallup-Healthways State of American Well-Being series, examines the incidence of diabetes in 190 communities nationwide and across all 50 states.   more info >

North Dakota Fast Facts 2016
North Dakota Department of Health, November 2016, 6 pp.
Summarizes vital statistics for the state, including births, deaths, marriages, and divorces.   more info >

Hennepin County SHAPE Surveys
Hennepin County Community Health Department, Bloomington Division of Public Health, April 2016, 30 pp.
SHAPE is a periodic health surveillance and assessment survey of children and adults in Hennepin County.   more info >

Populations of color in Minnesota: Health status report
Minnesota Department of Health, December 2015, 12 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 >

2014 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, May 2015, 40 pp.
Twelfth year of reports which measure trends in effectiveness of care, patient safety, timeliness of care, patient centeredness, and efficiency of care. Beginning this year, findings on health care quality and health care disparities are integrated into a single document. State snapshots are also available on the website.   more info >

Minnesota's Health Care Performance Scorecard: Putting the State's Health Care System in National Perspective
Minnesota Business Partnership, January 2015
The Performance Scorecard evaluates the health care system in Minnesota relative to other states and the nation as a whole.   more info >

Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2013
United States Census Bureau, September 2014
This report presents data on health insurance coverage in the United States based on information collected in the 2014 Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement (CPS ASEC) conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau   more info >

America's Young Adults: Special Issue, 2014
Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, July 2014, 100 pp.
Detailed report that provides data on young adults, ages 18-24. Includes demographic characteristics, living situation, and overall well-being.   more info >

Advancing Health Equity in Minnesota: Report to the Legislature
Minnesota Department of Health, February 2014, 130 pp.
An overview of Minnesota's health disparities, discussion about the inequitable conditions that produce disparities, and recommendations to advance health equity in Minnesota. Conversations and surveys were conducted with Minnesotans to get their input.   more info >

North Dakota American Indian Health Profile
North Dakota Department of Health, April 2013, 12 pp.
Presents demographic, vital statistics, and health information for Native American populations in North Dakota using U.S. Census data, birth and death records, and adult behavioral risk data.   more info >

Adverse Childhood Experiences in Minnesota: Findings & Recommendations based on the 2011 Minnesota Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
Minnesota Department of Health, January 2013, 39 pp.
This report marks the first time that the Minnesota Department of Health has collected data regarding the effects of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) on the lifelong health and well-being of adults in Minnesota. For two decades, research by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other states has demonstrated over and over again the powerful impact of ACEs on health, behavioral, and social problems. An extensive and growing body of research documents that adverse childhood experiences (ACEs)--those causing toxic levels of stress or trauma before age 18--are specifically linked to poor physical and mental health, chronic disease, lower educational achievement, lower economic success, and impaired social success in adulthood.   more info >

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 >

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 >

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 >

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 >

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 >

Web sites

County Health Rankings and Roadmaps
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 >

Minnesota Department of Health: County Profiles
These County Profiles show the most recent available health and environment data. They are a summary of indicators available through the Minnesota Public Health Data Access portal and are a product of the Minnesota Environmental Public Health Tracking Program.   more info >

Planning Healthy Ramsey
Multi-phased effort by Ramsey County Public Health to partner with community members to assess, prioritize, develop and implement plans to focus resources for improved health in Ramsey County. Includes community health assessments and health improvement plans.   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, North Dakota, 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 >

Minnesota Public Health Data Access: Oral Health
Portal for data on oral health in Minnesota.   more info >

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