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Olmsted County, Minnesota

151 4th St SE
Rochester, MN 55904
Phone: (507) 285-8115
Fax: (507) 287-2693
www.olmstedcounty.com

In southeastern MN, southeast of Mankato; established Feb 20, 1855 (prior to statehood) from unorganized lands. Name Origin: For David Olmsted (1822-61), president of the first MN territorial legislature (1849-50) and first mayor of Saint Paul. Some claim S. Baldwin Olmstead (1810-78), a member of the territorial council (1854-55) when the county was formed

Area (sq mi):: 654.50 (land 653.01; water 1.49) Population per square mile: 207.00
Population 2005: 135,189 State rank: 8 Population change: 2000-20005 8.80%; 1990-2000 16.70% Population 2000: 124,277 (White 89.00%; Black or African American 2.70%; Hispanic or Latino 2.40%; Asian 4.30%; Other 2.70%). Foreign born: 7.90%. Median age: 35.00
Income 2000: per capita $24,939; median household $51,316; Population below poverty level: 6.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $32,555-$37,124
Unemployment (2004): 4.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 16.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 5.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Rochester County seat (93,284)

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    Japan reported an incidence of BPPV of 0.01% and Olmsted County, Minnesota estimated the incidence of BPPV at 0.06%.
    Janina Krell-Roesch, Ph.D., from the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona, and colleagues used data from the Mayo Clinic Study of Aging in Olmsted County, Minnesota (2,000 individuals aged ≥70 years who were cognitively unimpaired at baseline and followed for a median of five years) to assess whether stimulating activities in midlife and late life are associated with the risk for incident cognitive impairment.
    Study participants, 1,692 residents of Olmsted County, Minnesota, had their weight, height, and waist and hip circumference measured between 1997 and 2000.
    Mayo researchers studied 997 people born from 1994 through 2007 in Olmsted County, Minnesota. They were grouped according to the anesthesia exposures they had before their third birthdays: 206 had two or more; 380 had one; and 411 had none.
    The Mayo researchers reached out to people 70 and older who were enrolled in the Mayo Clinic Study of Aging, a population-based sample in Olmsted County, Minnesota. To be included in the study, participants had to have baseline scan and a later scan of their brains on file, complete a sleep quality questionnaire and be certified free of dementia by a team of specialists who administered a battery of cognitive tests.
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    She was born in Olmsted County, Minnesota in 1971 and raised in a Californian commune that had no electricity.
    So far, the study has accomplished the following: estimated the prevalence and incidence of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias; identified protective and risk factors for mild cognitive impairment and dementia among Olmsted County, Minnesota residents; and, determined long-term outcomes of those conditions, the clinic reported.
    SPOTLIGHT Early life: Born Winona Laura Horowitz on October 29, 1971, in Olmsted County, Minnesota. She was named after the nearby city of Winona.
    PATIENTS AND METHODS: Using Rochester Epidemiology Project data, we identified patients aged 18 to 39 years who had a first lifetime diagnosis of melanoma from January 1, 1970, through December 31, 2009, in Olmsted County, Minnesota. Demographic and clinical information, including survival, was abstracted, and estimates of the incidence of melanoma and overall and disease-specific survival were generated.
    SEATTLE--The newly recognized entity of diabetic cardiomyopathy carries a poor prognosis, based on a retrospective population-based cohort study of more than 2,000 middle-aged and older adults from Olmsted County, Minnesota.