Office of Health Disparities & Health Equity

Improving Health Outcomes for Culturally Diverse Populations in Nebraska 

Data Reports

 Health Status of Asian Americans.pdfHealth Status of Asian Americans - 2016

 The Asian Health Status Report Shows comprehensive information regarding the health disparities faced by Asian Nebraskans including health behaviors, socioeconomic status, and a variety of other health indicators. Iti is our hope this report will serve as a data resource for Asian Communities in Nebraska, and for those who work for and with Asian people in Nebraska.

Health Status of Asian Americans.pdfMinority Disparities Fact Chart Book - 2016

This report illustrates how socioeconomic and health care differences among Nebraska's racial and ethnic minority groups still exists.  It is formatted to provide a user-friendly summary of data, including highlights of selected minority health indicators and issues.  The topics covered provide benchmarks upon which Nebraska's minority health status and disparities are consistently guaged.

Nebraska Health Disparities Report Final.pdfHealth Disparities Report - 2015

Nebraska Health Disparities Executive Summary.pdfHealth Disparities Executive Summary - 2015

The Nebraska Health Disparities Report describes the status of racial and ethnic minorities of Nebraska by presenting information concerning a myriad of topics, such as socioeconomic status, protective health behaviors, substance abuse, and maternal and child health. Additionally, information specific to veterans, rural Nebraskans, residents with limited English proficiency, and low income households is also included. In this report, we compare two time intervals of data, where available, as a way to measure the progress Nebraska has made as a state towards reducing health disparities among minority groups.

Minority Population Growth 2014 short.pdfMinority Population by County, 2010 Census - 2016

This document summarizes changes in the Nebraska minority population using Census population estimates. We describe the percent changes each racial and ethnic group observed and the proportion of each group relative to the total Nebraska population. Between 2010 and 2014, there were large increases in several minority groups; additionally, as of 2014, minorities represented nearly one-fifth of Nebraskans.

Profile of the Minority Population - 2015

This report presents a portrait of the minority populations in Nebraska, with descriptions of the distribution across race/ethnicity and county, gender and age characteristics, population projections, languages spoken, foreign-born population, and comparisons of Nebraska to the United States.

Hispanic Socioeconomic Profile - 2015

This report presents a portrait of the Hispanic population in Nebraska, by providing critical information on demographic, social, economic, and housing characteristics. This report is meant to serve as a data resource for the Hispanic communities in Nebraska, and for those who work for and with Hispanic people in Nebraska. The purpose of writing this report was to provide a one-stop resource data book of Socioeconomic indicators for the Hispanic population in Nebraska.

Health Status of African Americans - 2015

This report presents health status facts coupled with socioeconomic status information on the African American population in Nebraska, and will show the contrast between this minority population and those of non-Hispanic or Latino White majority populations. The statistical information contained here spans several different health issues including: mortality, chronic diseases, cancer, HIV and sexually transmitted diseases, heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and infectious diseases.

African American Socioeconomic Profile - 2015

This report presents a portrait of the African American population in Nebraska, by providing critical information on demographic, social, economic, and housing characteristics. This report is meant to serve as a data resource for the African American communities in Nebraska, and for those who work for and with African American people in Nebraska. The purpose of writing this report was to provide a one-stop resource data book of Socioeconomic indicators for the African American population in Nebraska.

Hispanic Health Status - 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 - 2016

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 - 2016

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 - 2016

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.

Minority Population Growth - 2014

Summary of changes in the minority population using Census population estimates.  Percent changes are described for each racial and ethnic group observed and the proportion of each group relative to the total Nebraska population.  Between 2010 and 2014 there were large increases in several minority groups.

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.  

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. 

American Indian Health Status - 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 - 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 - 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: Survey of Limited English Proficient - 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.  

Minority Population Growth - 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. 

American Indian/Alaska Native Socioeconomic Status - 2009

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. 

Maternal & Child Health by Race/Ethnicity Report Card - 2009

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

Substance Abuse Report Card by Race/Ethnicity - 2009

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

Socioeconomic Status of Asians - 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. 

Socioeconomic Status of African Americans - 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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