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Rural Health
Resources by State: Iowa

Cancer-Rates.info
Contains cancer incidence and mortality data for a number of states, with the option to view data by county, cancer type, gender, race and ethnicity, and in most cases, rural/urban geography.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: University of Kentucky
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Musculoskeletal Symptoms Among Farmers
Presents a study analyzing musculoskeletal pain in farmers in 9 different Midwestern states through surveys and direct measurements taken every 6 months from 2012 to 2015. Discusses physical measurements taken to record muscle activity and Whole Body Vibration exposure while operating 112 agricultural vehicles.
Author(s): Nathan Fethke, Fred Gerr, Joe Cavanaugh, et al.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
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The IHA Hospital Economic Impact Report
An interactive tool providing the economic impact for all hospitals and healthcare facilities by county in Iowa. Includes data on employment, income, retail sales, and sales tax revenues.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Iowa Hospital Association
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Iowa Health Fact Book
Presents state-wide data regarding health outcomes, social determinants of health, and health behaviors throughout Iowa. Discusses rural demographics, adult and youth injury mortalities in rural counties, healthcare facilities including rural health clinics, and distribution of physicians.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Iowa Department of Public Health
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Iowa: Find a (Rural Health Clinic) Location Near You
Interactive map with locations and addresses for Rural Health Clinics in Iowa.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Iowa Association of Rural Health Clinics
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Farm Families Alive & Well
Newsletter addressing agricultural health and safety issues. Published four times per year.
Type: Journal/Newsletter
Sponsoring organizations: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health, Iowa's Center for Agricultural Safety and Health
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ERS State Fact Sheet: Iowa
State-level data on population, poverty, food security, educational attainment, employment, and income. Includes data for rural areas, urban areas, and the state as a whole.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Iowa KIDS COUNT Data Center
Provides data on child well-being for the state. Covers demographics, economic well-being, education, family and community, health, and safety and risky behaviors. Some data available by county.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Annie E. Casey Foundation
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Iowa QuickFacts
State-level data on demographics, housing, income, and other social determinants of health, with the option to add data for counties and cities and towns with a population of 5,000 or more. Includes information from multiple U.S. Census Bureau censuses, surveys, and programs.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Iowa State Health Facts
State-level data on demographics, health status, healthcare costs and access, healthcare providers, and more.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Kaiser Family Foundation
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