Data Updates

Minnesota Public Health Data Access (the Data Access portal)) is updated regularly to include new features and data (as data are available). Select a topic area from the drop-down menu to view highlights of updates. For more information, contact Data Access.

Air Quality
Indicator(s) Description Date Posted
Air Quality
  • Ozone
  • Fine Particles (PM2.5)

Air Quality Data Query: Added PM2.5 and ozone monitoring data for 2012

Air Quality Facts & Figures: added 2011 and 2012 data to Facts & Figures pages.

12/19/2013
Air Quality
  • Ozone
  • Fine Particles (PM2.5)
Air Quality Data Query: Added PM2.5 and ozone monitoring data for 2011 9/17/12
Air Quality
  • Ozone
  • Fine Particles (PM2.5)
Air Quality Data Query: Added data query including county-level data. 10/5/11
Air Quality
  • Ozone
  • Fine Particles (PM2.5)
Air Quality: Added new web pages. 4/21/11
Asthma
Indicator(s) Description Date Posted

Asthma

  • ED visits
  • Hospitalizations
Updated pages, maps, and queries with 2010 and 2011 data. 10/2013

Asthma

  • Emergency department (ED) visits
Added web pages and query data for Asthma Emergency Department visits 4/2013
Asthma
  • Hospitalizations
Asthma Data Query and Interactive Asthma Map: Added data for 2009-2010 and cross-border data for residents hospitalized in Iowa, South Dakota, and North Dakota. 9/17/12
Asthma
  • Hospitalizations
Asthma Data Query: Added state-level data for 2009. 12/20/11
Asthma
  • Hospitalizations
Interactive Asthma Map: Added interactive map of asthma hospitalizations for 2000-2008 including features to export map images and data. 8/31/11
Asthma
  • Hospitalizations
Asthma Data Query: Added county-level data for 2000 to 2008 and implemented enhancements to allow further data query customization. 4/21/11
Asthma
  • Hospitalizations
Asthma: Added new web pages and data query for 2000 to 2007. 9/30/10

Biomonitoring

Indicator(s) Description Date Posted
  • Cotinine
Cotinine: Facts & Figures: Added new web pages 9/2013
  • Arsenic
Arsenic: Facts & Figures: Added new web pages 9/2013
  • Mercury
Mercury: Updated data through 2010 9/2013
  • PFCs
PFCs: Added data for 2009-2010. 9/2013

Birth Defects

Indicator(s) Description Date Posted
  • Birth Defects
Birth Defects: Facts & Figures: Updated facts & figures with data through 2010. 4/2/2014
  • Birth Defects
Birth Defects: Facts & Figures: Updated data tables for 2006-2008 based on revisions from the MDH Birth Defects Monitoring and Analysis Unit. 12/16/2011
  • Birth Defects
Birth Defects: Added new web pages 3/21/2011
Cancer
Indicator(s) Description Date Posted

Cancer

  • Colorectal Cancer

Cancer Data Query: Added 1988-2009 incidence data for colorectal cancer.

Colorectal Cancer: added a new webpage for colorectal cancer. 

4/10/2013

Cancer

  • Melanoma
  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Interactive Cancer Maps: Added interactive maps for two cancer areas. Updated maps to display 1995-2009 incidence data. Added a new "Comparison Map" tool to compare cancer maps side-by-side.  11/28/12
Cancer Cancer: Added 2009 incidence data for all cancer types currently tracked. 11/28/12
Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Melanoma
  • Oral & Pharyngeal Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
Cancer: Added new web pages and data for 7 new cancer measures. 6/4/12
Cancer
  • All Cancer Types Combined
  • Breast Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mesothelioma
Interactive Cancer Maps: Added interactive maps of four cancer areas for 1998-2008 including features to export map images and data. 3/29/2011
Cancer
  • All Cancer Types Combined
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (childhood only)
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Brain & Other Nervous System Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Leukemia
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mesothelioma
  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Thyroid Cancer
Cancer Data Query: Added data query including state- and county-level data for 1988 to 2008. 11/18/2011
Cancer
  • All Cancer Types Combined
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Brain & Other Nervous System Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Childhood Cancers
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Leukemia
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mesothelioma
  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Thyroid Cancer
Cancer: Added new web pages. 5/23/11
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Indicator(s) Description Date Posted

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

  • Hospitalizations
  • Emergency Department visits
Added 2010 and 2011 data to web pages. 11/2013
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
  • Hospitalizations
  • Emergency Department Visits
  • Deaths
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Data Query: Added data for 2009-2010 and new data for carbon monoxide poisoning deaths. 11/6/12
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
  • Hospitalizations
  • Emergency Department Visits
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Data Query: Added county-level data for 2000 to 2008 and implemented enhancements to allow users to further customize queries. 4/21/11
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
  • Hospitalizations
  • Emergency Department Visits
  • Deaths
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: Added new web pages and data query for 2000 to 2007. 9/30/10

Childhood Immunization

Indicator(s) Description Date Posted
  • Childhood Immunization
Facts & Figures: Updated data through 2013. 2/10/2014
Childhood Lead Poisoning
Indicator(s) Description Date Posted
Risk Factors Changed "Housing built from 1950 to 1979" to "Housing built pre-1979." Uploaded new maps to Facts & Figures, and edited data on the Interactive Map. 5/22/2014

Blood Lead

  • Testing
  • Levels
Childhood Lead Poisoning: Facts & FiguresInteractive Childhood Lead Poisoning Map, and Childhood Lead Poisoning Data Query: Updated data for 2008-2009 birth years. 10/18/13
Blood Lead
  • Testing
  • Levels
Interactive Childhood Lead Poisoning Map and Childhood Lead Poisoning Data Query: Added data for 2007-2008 birth years. 9/17/12
Blood Lead
  • Testing
  • Levels
Interactive Childhood Lead Poisoning Map: Added interactive map of blood lead testing and levels for 2000-2006 birth years including features to export map images and data. 8/31/11
Blood Lead
  • Testing
  • Levels
Childhood Lead Poisoning Data Query: Added state-level and county-level data for 2000-2006 birth years. 5/23/11
Blood Lead
  • Testing
  • Levels
  • Risk Factors (Housing Age and Poverty)
Childhood Lead Poisoning: Added new web pages. 1/7/11
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Indicator(s) Description Date Posted

COPD

  • Hospitalizations
COPD: Facts & Figures, Query, Map: added 2010 and 2011 data. 11/2013
COPD
  • Hospitalizations

COPD Data Query: Added data for 2009-2010 and cross-border data for residents hospitalized in Iowa, South Dakota, and North Dakota.
COPD Interactive Map: Added interactive map of COPD hospitalizations for 2005-2010 including features to export map images and data.

9/17/12
COPD
  • Hospitalizations
COPD Data Query: Added county-level data for 2000 to 2008 and state-level data for 2009. 12/20/11
COPD
  • Hospitalizations
COPD Data Query: Added state-level data for 2008 and implemented enhancements to allow users to further customize queries. 4/21/11
COPD
  • Hospitalizations
COPD: Added new web pages and data query for 2000 to 2007. 9/30/10

Developmental Disabilities

Indicator(s) Description Date Posted
  • Children with Special Health Care Needs
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • ADHD
Added new topic area, with Main PageFacts & Figures, and About the Data pages with data through 2011. 4/9/2014
Drinking Water Quality
Indicator(s) Description Date Posted
  • Arsenic
  • Nitrate
  • TTHMs
  • HAA5
Added data through 2013 to Facts & Figures pages. 5/6/2014
  • Arsenic
  • Nitrate
  • TTHMs
  • HAA5
Added data through 2012 to Facts & Figures pages. 2/4/2014
Arsenic in Private Wells Added new Facts & Figures page and interactive map. 1/6/2014
Drinking Water Quality
  • Arsenic
  • Nitrate
  • Disinfection Byproducts
Drinking Water Quality: Added new web pages. 9/30/10
Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS)
Indicator(s) Description Date Posted
Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS)
  • Youth ETS Exposure
  • Adult ETS Exposure
Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS): Added new web pages. 2/23/12
Health Insurance
Indicator(s) Description Date Posted
People without Health Insurance Added 2011 data to the Population Characteristics query 12/17/2013

People without Health Insurance

Health Insurance: Added new web pages and data query. 07/2013
Heart Attacks
Indicator(s) Description Date Posted

Heart Attacks

  • Hospitalizations
Added 2010 and 2011 data 11/2013
Heart Attacks
  • Hospitalizations
Heart Attacks Data Query: Added data for 2009-2010 and cross-border data for residents hospitalized in Iowa, South Dakota, and North Dakota. 9/17/12
Heart Attacks
  • Hospitalizations
Heart Attacks Data Query: Added county-level data for 2000 to 2008 and state-level data for 2009. 12/20/11
Heart Attacks
  • Hospitalizations
Heart Attacks Data Query: Added state-level data for 2008 and implemented enhancements to allow users to further customize queries. 4/21/11
Heart Attacks
  • Hospitalizations
Heart Attacks: Added new web pages and data query for 2000 to 2007. 9/30/10
Heat-related Illness
Indicator(s) Description Date Posted
Heat-related Illness Added data for 2011 to all Facts & Figures pages. 8/2013
Heat-related Illness
  • Hospitalizations
  • Emergency Department Visits
  • Mortality
Heat-related Illness: Added new web pages. 11/28/12
Obesity
Indicator(s) Description Date Posted
Obesity Added data for 2011 and 2012 to Facts & Figures page. 9/2013

Obesity

Obesity: Added new web pages. 1/11/13

Pesticide Poisonings

Indicator(s) Description Date Posted
  • Pesticide ED visits
  • Pesticide poisoning hospitalizations
  • Pesticide-related Poison Control Center calls
Added new topic area with MainFacts & Figures, and About the Data pages with data through 2011. 4/3/2014
Poverty and Income
Indicator(s) Description Date Posted

Poverty and Income

  • Poverty
  • Median Household Income

Population Characteristics data query: added 2011 data for people living in poverty and median household income.

Poverty & Income: added 2011 data to Facts & Figures webpages.

6/2013

Poverty and Income

  • People in Poverty
  • Median Household Income

Poverty and Income: Added new web pages.

Population Characteristics Data Query: Added data query including state- and county-level data for 2000-2010.

5/15/2013
Reproductive & Birth Outcomes
Indicator(s) Description Date Posted
Reproductive & Birth Outcomes
  • Infant Mortality
  • Low Birth Weight
  • Premature Births
  • Sex Ratio
Added new years of data to the Reproductive & Birth Outcomes: Facts & Figures pages. 12/19/2013
Reproductive & Birth Outcomes
  • Fertility
  • Infant Mortality
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction (Growth Retardation)
  • Preterm Birth
  • Sex Ratio
Reproductive & Birth Outcomes Data Query: Added data query including county-level data for 2000-2009 birth years. 10/5/11
Reproductive & Birth Outcomes
  • Fertility
  • Infant Mortality
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction (Growth Retardation)
  • Preterm Birth
  • Sex Ratio
Reproductive & Birth Outcomes: Added new web pages. 1/28/11
Smoking
Indicator(s) Description Date Posted
Smoking Added data for 2011 and 2012 to Facts & Figures pages 9/2013

Smoking

Smoking: Added new web pages. 1/11/13

Success Stories

For stories of how these data are used, read success stories on the Tracking in Action page of the MN Tracking Program website.