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State Summary: Iowa, 2016 Annual Report
Iowa
2016 Annual Report
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State Findings: Iowa, 2016, 2016 Annual Report
Strengths
  • High percentage of high school graduation
  • Low percentage of population without insurance
  • Low prevalence of low birthweight
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High prevalence of obesity
  • Large disparity in health status by educational attainment
Highlights
  • In the past year, physical inactivity increased 16% from 22.6% to 26.3% of adults.
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among females ages 13 to 17 years increased 32% from 37.6% to 49.8%
  • Since the 1990 edition, cardiovascular deaths decreased 34% from 374.6 to 245.9 deaths per 100,000 population.
  • In the past year, disparity in health status by education increased 8% from 28.6% to 30.8%.
  • In the past four years, infant mortality decreased 12% from 5.1 to 4.5 deaths per 1,000 live births.
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The 2012–2016 data in the above graphs are not directly comparable with prior years. See Methodology for additional information.

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