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Conducting a Health Equity Data Analysis (HEDA): A guide for local health departments in Minnesota

Minnesota Department of Health

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This is the summary page containing the full guide to HEDA: Conducting a Health Equity Data Analysis: A Guide for Local Health Departments, Version 2. HEDA provides information on how to think about, collect, and analyze local data related to health equity. It provides a starting point for understanding how to document health inequities. This guide provides a detailed process for analyzing health inequities in a local jurisdiction. The guide describes how to use data to identify health differences between population groups, instead of only examining the population as a whole. The process includes steps to identify and examine the causes of population differences in health, and emphasizes the importance of working in partnership at every step with communities experiencing inequities.

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Reduction of Health Disparities

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