Office of Health Disparities & Health Equity

Improving Health Outcomes for Culturally Diverse Populations in Nebraska 

Research and Reports

Hispanic Health Status in Nebraska Report- 2014

This report presents health status facts coupled with socioeconomic status information on the Hispanic population in Nebraska, and will illustrate the contrast between this minority population and the Non-Hispanic/Latino White majority population.

Socioeconomic Status of Minorities in Congressional District 1

This report presents a portrait of the minority populations in Nebraska Congressional District One (CD 1) by providing critical information on demographic, social, economic, and housing characteristics.

Socioeconomic Status of Minorities in Congressional District 2

This report presents a portrait of the minority populations in Nebraska Congressional District Two (CD 2) by providing critical information on demographic, social, economic, and housing characteristics.

Socioeconomic Status of Minorities in Congressional District 3

This report presents a portrait of the minority populations in Nebraska Congressional District Three (CD 3) by providing critical information on demographic, social, economic, and housing characteristics.

Nebraska American Indian & Alaska Native Socioeconomic Profile 2013

This report presents a portrait of the American Indian & Alaska Native (AI/AN) population in Nebraska, by providing critical information on demographic, social, economic, and housing characteristics.

Health Profile of Latino Population 2013

This report discusses the socio-demographics and health status of Nebraska’s Latino population, including: unemployment, education, leading causes of death, health indicators, and major behavioral risk factors.  

Nebraska American Indian and Alaska Native Socioeconomic Profile, 2013

This report presents a portrait of the American Indian and Alaska Native population in Nebraska, and provides critical information on social, economic, demographic, and housing characteristics for the Nebraska American Indian and Alaska Native community. The data presented here can be seen as a snap shot of this population in time. 

Nebraska Women's Health Equity Report 2012

Reporting the recent trends in selected social and health indicators is important in providing a better understanding of the underlying factors of disparities. It also facilitates accountability to reduce disparities with effective interventions.  As this report demonstrates, there are still notable health disparities among Nebraska’s racial/ethnic minority women compared to White women.

American Indian Health Status in Nebraska Report, 2012

This report presents health status facts coupled with socioeconomic status information on the American Indian population in Nebraska, and will illustrate the contrast between this minority population and the Non-Hispanic/Latino White majority population.

Socioeconomic Status of Minorities in Nebraska, 2011

This report presents a portrait of the minority populations in Nebraska, and provides critical information on demographic, social, economic, and housing characteristics for the Nebraska minority community.

Nebraska Minority Disparities Facts, 2011

This document illustrates how notable socioeconomic and health care differences-among Nebraska’s racial and ethnic minority groups-still exist. It is formatted to provide a more user-friendly summary of data providing capstone highlights of selected minority health indicators and issues.   All issues and health indicators included are vital as they provide benchmarks upon which Nebraska's minority health status and disparities are consistently gauged. This report also provides selections and highlighted data relevant to issues in minority health. 

Maternal & Child Health Fact Sheet, September 2011

This is a factsheet specifically illustrating the health disparities among racial/ethnic minorities in Nebraska regarding maternal and child health issues. 

Cultural Competency Assessment of Health Care Providers across Nebraska: A Survey of Limited English Proficient (LEP) Individuals, April 2009 

The objective of the survey was to ascertain the quality of culturally and linguistically appropriate services and the standard of care received by the Limited English Proficient population. This section briefly highlights the results of that assessment.  

Racial/Ethnic Minority Population Growth: State of Nebraska Fact Book, January 2009

This fact book provides a profile of Nebraska’s minority population growth. It also serves as a data source for population-based disease prevention and health promotion programs. 

This report presents a portrait of the American Indian and Alaska Native population in Nebraska, and provides critical information on social, economic, demographic, and housing characteristics for the Nebraska American Indian and Alaska Native community. The data presented here can be seen as a snap shot of this population in time. 

This is a report card specifically illustrating the health disparities among racial/ethnic minorities in Nebraska regarding maternal and child health issues.

Report Card: Substance Abuse by Race/Ethnicity, March 2009 - 80KB

This is a report card specifically illustrating the health disparities among racial/ethnic minorities in Nebraska regarding substance abuse.

The Socioeconomic Status of Nebraska Asians, November 2008 

This report presents a portrait of the Asian population in Nebraska, and provides critical information on demographic, social, economic, and housing characteristics for the Nebraska Asian community. 

The Socioeconomic Status of Nebraska Black or African Americans, November 2008 

This report presents a portrait of the Black or African American population in Nebraska, and provides critical information on demographic, social, economic and housing characteristics for the Nebraska Black or African American community.

 


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Office of  Health Disparities & Health Equity
PO Box 95026
Lincoln, NE 68509-5026
(402) 471-0152

 


 

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