Health Indicators

Injury Hospitalizations

2019 Injury Minn Wisc

  • In 2019, Chisago and Washington Counties had substantially lower rates of injuries requiring hospitalization than the Minnesota average.
  • Burnett and Polk Counties had higher rates of hospitalizations from injuries than the state average, while Pierce and St. Croix Counties had lower rates.
  • Wisconsin and its St. Croix River Valley counties had substantially lower rates of injury hospitalizations than Minnesota and its counties.

History Injury Hospitalizations Wisconsin

  • There is no clear trend over time in the rate of injuries requiring hospitalization in Wisconsin or the St. Croix River Valley counties.
  • Polk and Burnett Counties consistently have higher rates of injury-induced hospitalizations than the state, Pierce closely mirrors the Wisconsin average and St. Croix is consistently below the state average.

History Injury Hospitalizations Minnesota

  • Other than 2015 and 2016, the Minnesota average  rate of injuries requiring hospitalization has been fairly steady at about  7.5/1,000 population.
  • Chisago County tends to tightly track the state  rate while Washington County is consistently a bit below the state average.