Minority Health Data & Resources

Reports and Surveillance Data

Minority Health Data Pages
This report provides data on demographics, health care access, chronic conditions, adult and youth risk factors, and prevention behaviors among Vermont’s racial and ethnic minority population

The Health Disparities of Vermonters
This report presents information, maps, data and trends that highlight health disparities as they exist today in the state, as well as recommended actions that can be taken to reduce these disparities.

Healthy Vermonters 2020
With Healthy Vermonters 2020 we begin our third decade of assessing the health of Vermonters – and setting, measuring and working to achieve our shared goals for improving public health.

Youth Risk Behavior Survey Data
These analyses focus on risk behaviors in middle and high school students who are racial and ethnic minorities.

New American Healthy Eating Survey
This survey was created by the Vermont Office of Minority Health, in collaboration with the Winooski Coalition for a Safe and Peaceful Community, and was modeled after the Healthy Retailers community assessment and store audit survey.

For more information about minority health data, please contact:

Office of Minority Health
Vermont Department of Health
108 Cherry St., PO Box 70
Burlington, VT 05402
802-863-7568

Email the Minority Health Office

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Population Specific

MedLine Plus Databases

National Library of Medicine Databases

Public Health Forum on Socioeconomic Status & Health
http://depts.washington.edu/eqhlth/pages/academic_resources/academic_bibliography.html

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General Minority Health Information

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)

Community Took Box
http://ctb.ku.edu

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Health Disparities Collaborative
http://www.healthdisparities.net/hdc/html/home.aspx

Health Disparities Community Solutions Database
http://www.apha.org/NPHW/solutions

National Center for Cultural Competence
http://gucchd.georgetown.edu/nccc/index.html

National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities
http://ncmhd.nih.gov

Prevention Institute

World Health Organization

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Media

UNNATURAL CAUSES: Is Inequality Making Us Sick?
This four-hour documentary series explores how the social conditions in which we are born, live and work profoundly affect our health and longevity. Unnatural Causes "sounds the alarm" about America's glaring socio-economic and racial inequities in health - and search for root causes. UNNATURAL CAUSES aired on PBS earlier this year.

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