Minnesota's racial and ethnic disparities are underscored in latest county-by-county health rankings

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Susan Perry Carver County continues to be the healthiest county in Minnesota, and Mahnomen County continues to be the least healthy, according to the 2018 “County Health Rankings” report released Wednesday by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.As in past years, Minnesota has a prominent north-south health divide: Its healthiest counties tend to be in the southern part of the state and its least healthy ones in the northern part.Of Minnesota’s 10 healthiest counties, which were (in order) Carver, Scott, Washington, Dodge, Stevens, Nicollet, Lac qui Parle, Fillmore, Red Lake and Wright, only two — Stevens and Red Lake — are north of the Twin Cities.As for Minnesota’s 10...
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Minnesota's racial and ethnic disparities are underscored in latest county-by-county health rankings

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