COVID-19 DATA RESOURCES

In a relatively short time, COVID-19 is impacting North Dakota on a large scale. During this unprecedented time, North Dakota Compass will continue to provide reliable and consistent information for North Dakota’s community, policy, organization, non-profit, and business leaders who are planning for the future in an environment of continuous change.

North Dakota Compass tracks, among others, data useful to understand the population in your area and the potential risk to the current COVID-19 pandemic. According to CDC, older adults and people of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions (e.g., chronic lung disease, serious heart conditions, immune deficiencies, severe obesity, diabetes, kidney or liver disease) may be at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19. In addition, socioeconomic and environmental factors (e.g., lack of medical insurance, poverty, lack of access to transportation or nutritious food) put population to be more at risk to become ill or to recover.

Use the list of North Dakota Compass data and additional credible data resources to help inform planning and executing interventions and services in North Dakota’s communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

DATA RESOURCES

ND COMPASS DATA VISUALIZATIONS

Impact of COVID-19 on North Dakota households with children

The study examined the impact of COVID-19 on households with children as comapred to households without children in North Dakota, using the U.S. Census Household Pulse Survey. The dashboards report selected effects related to household economics, food insufficiency, mental health, health care access, and education, based on data collected in Phases 1 to 3.

Impact of COVID-19 on North Dakota households that lost employment income

The study examined the impacts of COVID-19 on North Dakota households that lost employment income at any time during the pandemic, as compared to households that did not lose employment income, using the U.S.Census Bureau Household Pulse Survey. The dashboards report impacted population groups and selected impacts related to fianancial burden, food insufficiency, housing insecurity, mental health, health care access, and post-secondary education, using data collected in Phases 1 to 3.

Vaccine acceptance and hesitancy in North Dakota

To shed some light on the specifics of COVID-19 vaccine acceptance and hesitancy in North Dakota, the present study had the objectives to investigate changing trends of vaccine acceptance and hesitancy in North Dakota, identify differences in the intention to get vaccinated among socio-demographic groups, and explore reasons for being hesitant to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. The study used data collected from January 2021 to July 2021 by the U.S. Census Household Pulse Survey.

LATEST COVID-19 DEVELOPMENTS

North Dakota Department of Health: Coronavirus
The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDOH) provides a variety of resources for the public and health care professionals and the most up-to-date official data on cases, sources of exposure, and testing in North Dakota. The Coronavirus Cases page and COVID-19 Vaccine Dashboard are updated daily.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Coronavirus
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides information to the public on how to protect against the virus and what to do if becoming sick. The cases and surveillance tab provides updated data on confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States and sources of exposure.

National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS): COVID-19 Data
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, NCHS is providing the most recent data available on deaths, mental health, and access to health care from the vital statistics system and through a partnership with the U.S. Census Bureau.

John Hopkins University: Coronavirus Resource Center
Website created by experts in global public health, infectious disease, and emergency preparedness at John Hopkins University, a resource to help advance the understanding of the virus, inform the public, and brief policymakers in order to guide a response, improve care, and save lives.

COVID Risk Levels Dashboard
The dashboard provides state and county-level risk assessments related to COVID-19. Risk levels are based on daily cases per 100,000 population, using a 7-day moving average. Also includes data on case counts and deaths.

U.S. COVID Atlas
Developed by the Center for Spatial Data Science at the University of Chicago and coalition partners, this is a helpful tool to assess a county’s past, current, and projected COVID-19 data and social and economic data. It provides county-level data on COVID-19 cases and deaths, with the option to view regional clusters and to overlay the map with Native American reservations. Map and related chart can be animated to show changes over time from January 2020 through the present.

esri, ArcGIS Business Analytics Infographics
Uses multiple data sources to create a summary about COVID -19 cases and demographic information for each state. The visualization helps with tracking the number of cases and also to assess the impact of the COVID-19 on vulnerable populations.

Tableau COVID-19 Data Hub
Global indicator dashboard that visualizes a subset of the Johns Hopkins University data.

COVID 19 Event Risk Assessment Planning Tool
This tool provides interactive context to assess the risk that one or more individuals infected with COVID-19 are present in an event of various sizes.

Minnesota Compass: Minnesota and the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Data
Provides latest data on key measures related to COVID-19 pandemic, in addition to information on the state of Minnesota's healthcare, health, economy, and disparities.

 

POPULATION AT RISK

Data available on North Dakota Compass

The links below will take you to key measures available on North Dakota Compass. Access all charts by placing the cursor over the gray breakdown bar above the chart.

Medical Risk Factors

Older Adults

Demographics, Age
Population age 65 and older for North Dakota and broken down by county, by metropolitan status, by metropolitan and micropolitan areas, by city, and by Native American reservation area.
Population age 85 and older for North Dakota.

Adults Diagnosed With Diabetes

Health, Diabetes
Adults (age 18 and older) diagnosed with diabetes for North Dakota and broken down by county, by metropolitan status, by metropolitan and micropolitan areas, by race, by age, by gender, by income, and by educational attainment.

Adults Who are Obese

Health, Obesity
Adults (age 18 and older) who are obese for North Dakota and broken down by county, by metropolitan status, by metropolitan and micropolitan areas, by race, by age, by gender, by income, and by educational attainment.

Social Risk Factors

People Without Health Insurance

Health, Health Care Coverage
Residents under age 65, without health insurance for North Dakota and US and broken down by county, by metropolitan status, by metropolitan and micropolitan areas, by city, by Native American reservation area, by race, by age, by gender, by poverty status, and by nativity.

People in Poverty

Economy, Poverty
Individuals below poverty level for North Dakota and US and broken down by county, by metropolitan status, by metropolitan and micropolitan areas, by city, by Native American reservation area, by race, by age, by gender, by disability status, by nativity, by educational attainment, and by household type.

Housing Cost-burdened Households

Housing, Cost-burdened households
Share of households paying 30% or more of their income on housing for North Dakota and US and broken down by county, by metropolitan status, by metropolitan and micropolitan areas, by city, by Native American reservation area, by race, by age, by gender, by owner-renter status, and by level of housing cost-burden.

Low-income Households

Economy, Median Income
Median household income for North Dakota and US and broken down by county, by metropolitan status, by metropolitan and micropolitan areas, by city, by Native American reservation area, by race, by age, by gender, by disability status, by nativity, and by household type.

Other data-rich websites regarding population at risk

North Dakota Census Bureau COVID-19 Data Hub
The COVID-19 Interactive Data Hub centralizes data from the American Community Survey and the County Business Patterns program to facilitate access to data useful in pandemic-related decision making. Dashboards can be displayed at state or county level.

North Dakota Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)
The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) is the primary source of information on health risk behaviors related to chronic disease and injury among adult populations in North Dakota.

North Dakota Statewide Cancer Registry
The cancer registry collects, processes and reports North Dakota cancer incidence and mortality rates by county.

North Dakota Department of Health – Community Health Profiles
The profiles provides demographics, behavioral risk factors, and health care access data, in county profiles.

County Health Rankings & Roadmaps
Provides and tracks data regarding Social Determinants of Health at county level.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Social Vulnerability Index
Social vulnerability refers to the resilience of communities when confronted by external stresses on human health, stresses such as natural or human-caused disasters, or disease outbreaks. CDC's Social Vulnerability Index aims to help local officials identify communities that may need support in preparing for hazards; or recovering from disaster.

COVID-19 Health Equity Interactive Dashboard
The COVID-19 Health Equity Interactive Dashboard bridges data about the virus and social determinants of health at the county-level with the goal to facilitate easy comparisons of counties with respect to COVID-19 outcomes and social determinants.

Community Resilience Estimates
The Community Resilience Estimates is a U.S. Census Bureau Experimental Data Product that measures the ability of a population to recover from the impacts of disasters and calculate risk levels by state, county and tract.

IMPACT OF COVID-19

Job Service North Dakota Labor Market Information
Job Service provides resources on how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting North Dakota’s labor market.

• Unemployment Claims - interactive dashboard detailing the number of initial claims and benefit payments

• Employment & Initial Unemployment Claims – an overview of initial claims activity as it relates to industry and occupational employment.

 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics - Business Response Survey to the Coronavirus Pandemic
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has developed new data on how U.S. businesses changed their operations and employment since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic through September 2020. This information, in combination with data collected by other current BLS surveys, will aid in understanding how businesses responded during the pandemic.

 U.S. Census Bureau - Small Business Pulse Survey
The Small Business Pulse Survey measures the changes in business conditions on the U.S. small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Business Pulse includes information on location closings, changes in employment, disruptions in the supply chain, the use of federal assistance programs, and expectations concerning future operations.

 U.S. Census Bureau - Household Pulse Survey
The Household Pulse Survey measures some social and economic effects of COVID-19 on American households. Household Pulse includes information on actual and expected loss in employment income, food scarcity, delayed medical care, housing insecurity, and K-12 educational changes. Results are presented in data tables, interactive tool, public use files, and COVID-19 vaccination tracker.

U.S. Census Bureau - Business Formation Statistics (BFS)
The Business Formation Statistics (BFS) is an experimental data product of the U.S. Census Bureau that provides timely and high frequency information on new business applications and formations in the United States. In addition to releasing the quarterly Business Formation Statistics (BFS), starting with April 2020, the Census Bureau is releasing weekly business application data at the national, regional, and state levels. The weekly data provide timely and granular information on the state of the economy but appropriate caution is required in interpreting fluctuations since high-frequency weekly data are subject to fluctuations from seasonal factors including holidays and beginning and end of calendar year effects.

U.S. Census Bureau - Monthly State Sales Tax Collections (MSST)
Monthly State Sales Tax Collections provide data for following sales taxes; general sales, lodging, alcoholic beverages, motor fuel, and tobacco products. Data reported for a specific month generally represent sales taxes collected on sales made during the prior month. Data are updated monthly, but due to differing reporting cycles data for some states may lag.

U.S. Census Bureau - Monthly State Retail Sales (MSRS)
The Monthly State Retail Sales is an experimental data product featuring modeled state-level retail sales. The MSRS is one of US Census Bureau first efforts to develop a model that blends traditional survey data with administrative data and third-party data sources, while producing a new data product measuring our rapidly evolving economy. It is published on a monthly basis.

Feeding America - The Impact of Coronavirus on Local Food Insecurity.
Visualization that shows how food insecurity may increase in 2020 due to COVID-19 for the overall population and children by state, county, and congressional district.

PEW Research Center, Coronavirus Impact
PEW Research provides analysis on how COVID-19 has impacted the daily lives of Americans. Their research covers everything from changes in religious practices to spending time in public.

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