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Primary* Refugee Arrivals MN by Region of World 1979-2008 Primary* Refugee Arrivals to MN by Region of World 1979-2008 Refugee Health Program, Minnesota.

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1 Primary* Refugee Arrivals MN by Region of World Primary* Refugee Arrivals to MN by Region of World Refugee Health Program, Minnesota Department of Health *First resettled in Minnesota

2 Primary Refugee Arrival, Minnesota, Refugee Health Program, Minnesota Department of Health

3 Lake Cook Le Sueur Rice Goodhue NoblesRockJacksonMartinFaribaultFreebornMowerFillmoreHouston WinonaOlmstedDodgeSteeleWasecaBlue EarthWatonwanCottonwoodMurrayPipestone Nicollet Wabasha Dakota Scott Wash- ing- ton Chisago Isanti Brown Sibley Carver Hennepin WrightMeeker Kandiyohi Renville Redwood Sherburne LyonLincoln Yellow Medicine Lac Qui Parle Swift Big Stone PopeStevens Traverse Chippewa Stearns Benton Carlton Pine Kanabec Mille Lacs Aitkin Crow Wing Morrison Cass Hubbard Wadena Todd DouglasGrant Ottertail Wilkin Becker Clay Clear Water Mahnomen Norman Red Lake Pennington Polk Beltrami Marshall Itasca Koochiching Lake of the Woods RoseauKittson St. Louis McLeod 71 Anoka Hennepin Number of Refugees Arrival By Initial County Of Resettlement 2008 Primary Refugee Arrival To Minnesota (N=1,205) Ram- sey

4 Primary Refugee Arrivals, Minnesota, 2008 N = 1,205 Other includes Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cameroon, China (incl. Tibet), Colombia, Congo (DR), Cuba, Djibouti, Eritrea, Gambia, Guinea, Jordan, Kenya, Laos (Hmong), Palestine/West Bank, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Togo, Vietnam and Zimbabwe Refugee Health Program, Minnesota Department of Health Former Soviet Union (FSU) Republics include Belarus, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine

5 Refugee Health Program, Minnesota Department of Health Primary Refugee Arrivals Screened in Minnesota *Ineligible if moved out of state or to an unknown destination, unable to locate or died before screening

6 Primary Refugees Lost to Follow-up Minnesota, 2008 Refugee Health Program, Minnesota Department of Health N=53 *Ineligible for the refugee health assessment

7 Primary Refugee Screenings by Region of Origin, Minnesota, 2008 World RegionTotal arrivals Ineligible for Screening Number Screened (%*) E.Asia/SE Asia (100) Sub-Saharan Africa (96) North Africa/ Middle East (99) Eastern/Western Europe (100) Latin America/ Caribbean 714 (67) Refugee Health Program, Minnesota Department of Health *Percent screened among the eligible

8 Refugee Screening Rates by Exam Type Minnesota, 2008 Refugee Health Program, Minnesota Department of Health 1,142/1,152 1,139/1,152 1,032/1, / /1,152 17/1,152 1,152/1,168

9 Health Status of New Refugees, Minnesota, 2008 Health status upon arrival No (%) of refugees No (%) with infection screened among screened TB infection* 1,142 (99%) 340 (30%) Hepatitis B infection** 1,139 (99%) 97 (9%) Parasitic Infection*** 1,032 (90%) 166 (16%) Sexually Transmitted 832 (72%) 8 (1%) Infections(STIs)**** Malaria Infection 17 (1%) 0 (0%) Lead***** 117 (92%) 4 (3%) Refugee Health Program, Minnesota Department of Health Total screened: N=1,152 (99% of the 1,168 eligible refugees) * Persons with Latent TB infection or suspect/active TB disease diagnosis ** Positive for Hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAG) *** Positive for at least one pathogenic intestinal parasite infection **** Positive for at least one STI *****Children <6 year old (N=127 screened)

10 13/42 175/718 N=1,142 screened *Diagnosis of Latent TB infection (N=335) or Suspect/Active TB disease (N=5) Latin America/Caribbean not listed due to small number of screened refugees (4) Refugee Health Program, Minnesota Department of Health Tuberculosis Infection* Rate Among Refugees By Region Of Origin, Minnesota, / /1,142 9/63

11 Hepatitis B infection Rate Among Refugees by Region of Origin, Minnesota, 2008 Refugee Health Program, Minnesota Department of Health N=1,139 screened 97/1,139 19/316 78/718 0/37 0/64 Latin America/Caribbean not listed due to small number of screened refugees (4)

12 Intestinal Parasitic Infection* Rates Among Refugees by Region of Origin, Minnesota, 2008 * At least one stool parasite found (including nonpathogenic) Refugee Health Program, Minnesota Department of Health 166/1,032 58/267 96/685 1/18 *At least one type of pathogenic intestinal parasite Latin America/Caribbean not listed due to small number of screened refugees (4) N=1,032 screened 9/61


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