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State Summary: Iowa, 2020 Health Of Women And Children
Iowa
2020 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Iowa, 2020, 2020 Health Of Women And Children
Strengths
  • High percentage of high school graduation
  • Low percentage of serious drinking water violations
  • High percentage of early and adequate prenatal care
Challenges
  • High racial disparity among children in poverty
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking among women
  • High percentage of housing with lead risk
Highlights
  • Children in poverty decreased 12% in the past four years from 15.3% to 13.5% of children ages 0-17
  • Flu vaccination decreased 18% in the past two years from 47.0% to 38.7% of women ages 18-44
  • Obesity increased 21% in the past two years from 28.9% to 35.1% of women ages 18-44
  • Infant mortality increased 24% in the past two years from 4.5 to 5.6 deaths per 1,000 live births
WEBSITE: idph.iowa.gov
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