State Summary: Iowa, 2021 Senior Report
Iowa
2021 Senior Report
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State Findings: Iowa, 2021, 2021 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low poverty rate
  • Low prevalence of frequent physical distress
  • Low risk of social isolation
Challenges
  • Low percentage of households with high-speed internet
  • High prevalence of obesity
  • Low geriatric provider rate
Highlights
  • High-speed internet increased 10% between 2016 and 2019 from 65.6% to 72.3% of households with adults ages 65+
  • Pneumonia vaccination coverage decreased 8% between 2017 and 2019 from 80.3% to 73.8% of adults ages 65+
  • Falls decreased 17% between 2016 and 2018 from 31.7% to 26.2% of adults ages 65+
WEBSITE: idph.iowa.gov
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