Data & Reports
This is a summary of baseline information gathered by OHD to begin to address issues regarding access to behavioral and mental health care, culturally and linguistically appropriate services, and barriers faced by diverse communities in Utah.
MAHINA Pilot Program: Raising Awareness About Birth Outcomes Disparities Among Pacific Islander Communities in Utah
This is a summary of OHD's collaboration with the MAHINA (Maternal Health & Infant Advocates) Task Force on a pilot project to raise awareness about birth outcomes disparities among Utah Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander communities.
African American and Pacific Islander Postnatal Interview Study: How the Rest of their Lives Affects Pregnancies of Pacific Islanders and African Americans in Utah
Utah's first ever qualitative study with Utah African American and Pacific Islander mothers who had experienced an adverse birth outcome; this study focused on identifying social determinants of health factors.
This peer-reviewed article explains the methods and implications of the 2011 Pacific Islander Study. Journal of Public Health Management & Practice: March/April 2013 - Volume 19 - Issue 2 - p E25–E31 doi: 10.1097/PHH.0b013e318252ee60
This report outlines the successful outcomes of OHD's innovative new outreach strategy.
This report highlights health and demographic data by county and links the reader to more information about local Utah counties.
This report outlines an in-depth conversation with local Pacific Islanders about perspectives surrounding birth outcomes from the results of two surveys and five focus groups.
The first statewide health survey conducted in three languages, interviewing 605 adult Utah Pacific Islanders in English, Tongan, and Samoan.
This report describes trends in Utah minority health since OHD was established in 2005.
OHD Legislative Progress Reports
Utah Health Status by Race and Ethnicity
Utah Health Status Updates
Selections from the monthly data report series that highlight minority health issues.
Data Resources: Health Rankings, Maps and Demographics
Utah Department of Health’s Indicator-Based Information System for Public Health: this site provides statistical numerical data as well as contextual information on the health status of Utahns and the state of Utah’s health care system.
Find out how your county compares to others in individual health behaviors, education and jobs, quality of health care, and the environment.
These interactive maps show racial, ethnic, income, education and other demographic characteristics in Utah neighborhoods and across the nation.
This report was prepared by the Utah Governor's Office of Planning and Budget Demographic and Economic Analysis. Released April 2012.
This OHD sponsored report describes community discussions about health with members of some of Utah's racial/ethnic minority communities. View how UDOH employees responded to this report.
In 2008, UDOH and OHD funded six ethnic community organizations to conduct community forums.