Minnesota

Minnesota

Overall Rank: 3

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MN All Outcomes (1990-2013) see more
  • Weighted sum of the number of standard deviations each core outcome is from the national average.

Strengths

  • Low prevalences of physical inactivity & diabetes
  • High rate of high school graduation
  • Low rates of premature death & cardiovascular disease deaths

Challenges

  • High prevalence of binge drinking
  • Low per capita public health funding
  • Low immunization coverage among children

Highlights

  • In the past year, the prevalence of physical inactivity decreased from 21.9 percent to 17.5 percent of the adults; however, almost 740,000 adults remain physically inactive in the state.
  • In the past year, the incidence of pertussis decreased from 21.6 to 12.4 cases per 100,000 population.
  • In the past 10 years, the percentage of children in poverty increased from 8.4 percent to 13.7 percent of persons younger than 18 years.
  • Minnesota’s prevalence of diabetes is among the lowest in the nation; however, nearly 310,000 adults have diabetes in the state.
  • In the past 2 years, the infant mortality rate decreased from 5.8 to 4.6 deaths per 1,000 live births and is the lowest rate in 24 years.
  • In the past 10 years, the rate of cardiovascular deaths decreased by 40 percent from 262.1 to 186.9 deaths per 100,000 population.

Disparities

  • In Minnesota, 60.0 percent of adults aged 25 years and older with at least a high school education report their health is very good or excellent compared to only 30.3 percent with less than a high school education, resulting in a gap of 29.7 percent.

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Core Measure Impact

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Core Measures

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Measures Rank Value History Take Action
Air Pollution 13 8.1 view View Actions
All Determinants 7 0.404 view View Actions
All Outcomes 1 0.326 view View Actions
Binge Drinking 47 21.9 view View Actions
Cancer Deaths 17 184.9 view View Actions
Cardiovascular Deaths 1 186.9 view View Actions
Children in Poverty 9 13.7 view View Actions
Chlamydia 5 237.5 view View Actions
Dentists 17 62.4 view View Actions
Diabetes 4 7.3 view View Actions
Disparity in Health Status 25 29.7 view View Actions
Drug Deaths 5 7.5 view View Actions
High School Graduation 4 88.2 view View Actions
Immunization - Adolescents 26 61.8 view View Actions
Immunization - Children 37 66.2 view View Actions
Infant Mortality 2 4.55 view View Actions
Infectious Disease 16 -0.27 view View Actions
Lack of Health Insurance 5 8.7 view View Actions
Low Birthweight 6 6.4 view View Actions
Obesity 13 25.7 view View Actions
Occupational Fatalities 7 3.3 view View Actions
Overall 3 0.731 view View Actions
Pertussis 41 12.4 view View Actions
Physical Inactivity 5 17.5 view View Actions
Poor Mental Health Days 6 3.1 view View Actions
Poor Physical Health Days 1 2.9 view View Actions
Premature Death 1 5493 view View Actions
Preventable Hospitalizations 7 49.4 view View Actions
Primary Care Physicians 7 143.5 view View Actions
Public Health Funding 46 46.57 view View Actions
Salmonella 23 13.6 view View Actions
Smoking 22 18.8 view View Actions
Violent Crime 9 230.9 view View Actions


Supplemental Measures

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Measures Rank Value History Take Action
Cholesterol Check 19 76.7 view View Actions
Dental Visit, Annual 3 74.8 view View Actions
Fruits 19 1.02 view View Actions
Health Status 3 58.4 view View Actions
Heart Attack 13 3.92 view View Actions
Heart Disease 6 3.5 view View Actions
High Blood Pressure 3 26.3 view View Actions
High Cholesterol 7 35.6 view View Actions
Income Disparity 14 0.4441 view View Actions
Low Health Status 1 11.74 view View Actions
Median Household Income 9 61795 view View Actions
Obesity - Youth view View Actions
Personal Income, Per Capita 11 46227 view View Actions
Preterm Birth 7 9.9 view View Actions
Stroke 9 2.39 view View Actions
Suicide 9 11.4 view View Actions
Teen Birth Rate 6 19.3 view View Actions
Underemployment Rate 11 11.7 view View Actions
Unemployment Rate, Annual 10 5.8 view View Actions
Vegetables 34 0.77 view View Actions
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