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1 Refugee Health Program,Minnesota Department of Health Primary Refugee Arrivals, MN,

2 Refugee Health Program,Minnesota Department of Health Refugee Arrivals to Minnesota by Region of World,

3 Refugee Health Program,Minnesota Department of Health Primary Refugee Arrivals & Screening Rates, MN,

4 Ethnicity pie chart *Other includes: Benin, Burma, Cambodia, Cameroon, Croatia, Cuba, the Gambia, Ghana, Hmong, Iraq, Kenya, Kosovo, Laos, Nigeria, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Togo, Vietnam, Yemen, Yugoslavia, Zaire, N =4012 Refugee Health Program,Minnesota Department of Health Primary Refugee Arrivals by Country of Origin, MN, 2002

5 Lake Cook Le Sueur Rice Goodhue NoblesRockJacksonMartinFaribaultFreebornMowerFillmoreHouston WinonaOlmstedDodgeSteele Waseca Blue 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 Ram- sey Anoka Hennepin Refugee Health Program,Minnesota Department of Health 2002 Primary Refugee Arrivals To Minnesota (N=1035)

6 Primary Refugees Lost to Follow-up Minnesota, 2002 Refugee Health Program,Minnesota Department of Health (N=129)

7 Primary Refugees Screened by Region of Origin Minnesota, 2002 Region of worldTotal arrivals Ineligible for Screening Number (%) * Screened Africa (93%) E.Asia/Pacific (100%) Europe (87%) Near East (55%) W.Hemisphere (75%) Refugee Health Program,Minnesota Department of Health

8 Refugee Screening Rates By Test MN, 2002 (862/962) (794/962) (772/962) (565/962) (26/962) N=962/1035 eligible for screening (90% screening rate) Refugee Health Program,Minnesota Department of Health

9 Health Status of New Refugees Minnesota, 2002 (N=962) Health issue upon arrival No (%) of refugees screened No (%) with infection among screened TB infection** 862 (90%) 366 (42%) Hep B infection*** 794 (82%) 51 (6%) Parasitic Infection**** 772 (80%) 196 (25%) Sexually Transmitted 565 (59%) 10 (2%) Infections(STIs)***** Malaria Infection 26 (3%) 1 (3.8%) *Among total refugees eligible for screening (N=3684) **Persons with >= 10mm induration from tuberculin skin test ***Positive for HBsAg (hepatitis B surface antigen) ****Testing positive for at least one intestinal parasite infection Refugee Health Program,Minnesota Department of Health

10 Intestinal Parasitic Infection* Rates by Region of Origin, Minnesota, 2002 Overall intestinal parasite infection rate 25.4% (1/6) (44/282) (0/7) (10/47) (142/434) * At least one stool parasite found (including nonpathogenic) Refugee Health Program,Minnesota Department of Health

11 135/ /465 2/11 2/3 N=862 (Refugees screened for TB infection) *Refugees with 10-14mm or >=15mm induration 24/55 Refugee Health Program,Minnesota Department of Health Tuberculosis Infection* Rates by Region Of Origin, MN, 2002


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