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Refugee Arrivals to MN by Region of World - 1979-2001*

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1 Refugee Arrivals to MN by Region of World - 1979-2001*



4 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 Ram- sey Anoka Hennepin Number of Refugees Arrival By Initial County Of Resettlement(2001) 0 2-25 26-50 51-100 101-500 501-2000 2001-3000 2001 Primary Refugee Arrival To Minnesota(N=2791)

5 Primary Refugees Lost to Follow-up Minnesota,2001 (N=351)

6 Primary Refugee Arrival & Screened Refugee in Minnesota(1995-2001)

7 Refugee Health Assessment Provider Types- Minnesota 2001(N=2268*) *Total number of refugees screened,2526 were eligible for screening

8 Primary Refugees Screened By Region of Origin – Minnesota,2001 Region of worldTotal arrivals Ineligible for Screening No(%) * Screened Africa 2156 228 1760(91%) E.Asia/Pacific 78 07 61(86%) Europe 527 19 432(85%) Near East 19 06 13(100%) W.Hemisphere 11 05 02(33%)

9 Refugee Screening Rates By Test Minnesota,2001 (2231/2526) (2152/2526) (2057/2526) (1381/2526) (68/2526) N=2526/2791 eligible for screening (89% Screening rate)

10 Health Status of New Refugees Minnesota, 2001(N=2526) Health issue upon arrival No (%) of refugees screened No(%) with infection among screened TB infection** 2231(88.3%) 1065(47.7%) Hep B infection*** 2152(85.1%) 150(7%) Parasitic Infection**** 2057(81%) 398(19.3%) Sexually Transmitted 1381(55%) 32(2.3%) Infections(STIs)***** Malaria Infection 68(3%) 1(1.5%) *Among total refugees eligible for screening (N=2526) **Persons with >= 10mm induration from tuberculin skin test ***Positive for HBsAg (hepatitis B surface antigen) ****Testing positive for at least one intestinal parasite infection

11 Intestinal Parasitic Infection* Rates Among by Region of Origin –Minnesota,2001 Overall intestinal parasite infection rate 19.3% (1/2) (45/362) (2/7) (3/57) (347/1629) * At least one stool parasite found (including nonpathogenic)

12 Tuberculosis Infection* Rate Among Refugees Screened By Region Of Origin,2001 871/1734 20/60 8/13 0/2 N=2230 (Refugees screened for TB infection) *Reaction for TB are those refugees with 10-14mm or >=15mm induration from PPD test 165/419

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