Office of Health Disparities & Health Equity

Improving Health Outcomes for Culturally Diverse Populations in Nebraska 

Research and Reports

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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

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. 

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.

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

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.

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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