- Iowa Barriers to Pre-Natal Care Project
This site provides brief, accurate information about women delivering babies in Iowa hospitals. Specifically, the project seeks to learn if women had problems getting prenatal or delivery care during their pregnancy. Other information is included which may be pertinent to health planners or those concerned with the systematic development of health care services. It is also extremely valuable for those working on collaborative community plans.
- Healthy Child Care Iowa
Looking for health and safety information? Need to contact your child care nurse consultant? Visit the Healthy Child Care Iowa website! You can locate your child care nurse consultant, access recalled children's products, view upcoming events sponsored by Healthy Child Care Iowa, download or order health and safety resources, and connect with links to many early childhood health and safety websites!
- Iowa Maternal Health Services
Click here to view a statewide map of the Maternal Health Services funded by the Iowa Department of Public Health and the contact information for each agency.
- Iowa Child and Adolescent Health Services
Click here to view a statewide map of the Child and Adolescent Health Services funded by the Iowa Department of Public Health and the contact information for each agency.
- The Search Institute
The Search Institute is an independent, nonprofit, nonsectarian organization whose mission is to advance the well-being of adolescents and children by generating knowledge and promoting its application. To accomplish this mission, the institute generates, synthesizes, and communicates new knowledge, convenes organizational and community leaders, and works with state and national organizations.
At the heart of the institute's work is the framework of 40 developmental assets , which are positive experiences, relationships, opportunities, and personal qualities that young people need to grow up healthy, caring, and responsible
- County Demographics Website
While there are many sources for census and other data on counties, this page on the US Census web site makes retrieval of massive data volumes quick and easy. County- and state-level social and economic information is available.
- Zero to Three
Zero to Three is the nation's leading resource on the first three years of life. We are a national non-profit charitable organization whose aim is to strengthen and support families, practitioners and communities to promote the healthy development of babies and toddlers.
hawk-i is a program that provides health insurance for IOWA children in families with limited incomes. Many families who work hard to make ends meet can get low-cost or free health insurance for their children up to age 19.
- Covering Kids
Covering Kids is a national initiative funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to increase access to health care for children. Covering Kids in IOWA project has both a state component and a community-based component.
- Iowa Department of Public Health
Index Page - provides numerous links on related topics
- Community Toolbox
Community Toolbox for Children's Environmental Health
Kids Count Data - Iowa Profile
FACITS provides a variety of detailed data on factors that influence the health and well-being of individuals and communities in Iowa.
- Oral Health Bureau
The Oral Health Bureau promotes and advances health behaviors to reduce the risk of oral diseases and improve the oral health status of all Iowans.
Helping states and communities address public oral health issues.
- Bright Futures
Bright futures is a national health promotion initiative dedicated to the principle that every child deserves to be healthy and that optimal health involves a trusting relationship between the health professional, the children, the family and community as partners in health practice.
- The Iowa Child and Family Household Health Survey
Comprehensive statewide study of the access to care, health status, and social environment of children in Iowa.
National Resource Links
- Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health
Assessing data on child health in your state just got easier.
- State Health Facts
State Health Facts has recently added new and updated data on Children's Health, Health Costs & Budgets, Medicaid and SCHIP, Women's Health, and Demographics and the Economy. You can also view a list of all recent updates.
- Children's Health
Customized fact sheets including these data are also available for all states and the nation through our Children's Health Fact Sheet tool.
- Children's Health Coverage
Updated health coverage data based on Urban Institute and Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (KCMU) analysis of the Census Bureau's Current Survey are now available for all states and the nation. The most recent coverage and uninsured rates for all children, poor children, and children in low-income families are now available for all states and the nation.
The percentage point change in health coverage among children by coverage type is also available for all states and the nation.
- Health Costs & Budgets
- State Health Care Expenditures
Data on health spending by state of residence from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) are available for all states and the nation. Health spending topics include: total personal health care spending; total spending by type of service; average annual growth in total spending; per capita spending; per capita spending by type of service; and average annual percent growth per capita.
- Women's Health
- Breastfeeding Rates
Updated data on breastfeeding rates at six and 12 months as well as exclusive breastfeeding rates are available from the CDC's National Immunization Survey for all states and the nation.
- Demographics and the Economy
- Gross State Product (GSP)
Updated data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) on gross state product (GSP) are available for all states.