North Dakota Compass provides and promotes the use of credible data to improve the quality of life in North Dakota.
A project of the Center for Social Research at North Dakota State University, North Dakota Compass provides reliable and consistent information needed by North Dakota’s community, policy, organizational, non-profit, and business leaders who must plan for the future in an environment of continuous change. More >
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Some unhealthy behaviors decreased among North Dakota high school students in the past decade.
Every Dad Counts: North Dakota Fatherhood Experiences Survey.
Hannah Hanson is the Men’s Health Coordinator at the North Dakota Department of Health and Human Services. She works to promote awareness of men’s disparities, father engagement and advocate for collaborative men’s health initiatives.
Grace Njau, PhD, MPH is the Director of Special Projects and Health Analytics at the North Dakota Department of Health and Human Services. She will also serve as the Principal Investigator of the North Dakota Fatherhood Experiences Survey. Dr. Njau is passionate about early childhood research, and all-things-data, especially rapid and targeted data dissemination to inform policy and program planning.
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Highlighting measures focusing on population, household, social, and economic characteristics for each of the 47 districts in North Dakota.
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