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State Summary: Iowa, 2018 Annual Report
Iowa
2018 Annual Report
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State Findings: Iowa, 2018, 2018 Annual Report
Strengths
  • High percentage of high school graduation
  • Low drug death rate
  • Low prevalence of frequent physical distress
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High prevalence of obesity
  • Low rate of mental health providers
Highlights
  • In the past year, obesity increased 14% from 32.0% to 36.4% of adults
  • In the past three years, air pollution decreased 23% from 9.3 to 7.2 micrograms of fine particles per cubic meter
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among females ages 13 to 17 increased 38% from 47.4% to 65.5%
  • In the past 12 years, dentists increased 8% from 50.0 to 54.0 per 100,000 population
  • In the past five years, cancer deaths increased 3% from 189.0 to 195.3 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past year, premature death increased 8% from 6,333 to 6,812 years lost before age 75 per 100,000 population
WEBSITE: idph.iowa.gov
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