State Summary: Iowa, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
Iowa
2021 Health of Women And Children Report
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State Findings: Iowa, 2021, 2021 Health Of Women And Children
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of low birthweight
  • Low prevalence of household food insecurity
  • High flu vaccination coverage among women
Challenges
  • High prevalence of smoking during pregnancy
  • High prevalence of youth alcohol use
  • Low supply of women's health providers
Highlights
  • WIC coverage increased 20% from 46.7% to 56.0% of eligible children ages 1-4 between 2016 and 2018
  • HPV immunization increased 34% from 45.5% to 60.9% of adolescents ages 13-17 between 2016 and 2019
  • Obesity increased 21% from 27.4% to 33.2% of women ages 18-44 between 2013-2014 and 2018-2019
  • Frequent mental distress increased 40% from 12.9% to 18.0% of women ages 18-44 between 2013-2014 and 2018-2019
WEBSITE: idph.iowa.gov
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