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State Summary: Iowa, 2017 Annual Report
Iowa
2017 Annual Report
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State Findings: Iowa, 2017, 2017 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low drug death rate
  • Low percentage of uninsured population
  • Low infant mortality rate
Challenges
  • High prevalence of obesity
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Lower number of mental health providers
Highlights
  • In the past three years, smoking decreased 14% from 19.5% to 16.7% of adults
  • In the past four years, chlamydia increased 56% from 249.1 to 388.9 cases per 100,000 population
  • In the past five years, the percentage uninsured decreased 58% from 11.1% to 4.7% of the population
  • In the past five years, obesity increased 10% from 29.0% to 32.0% of adults
  • In the past 15 years, preventable hospitalizations decreased 31% from 70.8 to 48.9 discharges per 1,000 Medicare enrollees
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