How's Iowa Doing?
Together we are tracking and driving progress to improve the health of our state.
Check Out the Status of All the Indicators
The indicator outcomes for each goal area are included on the dashboard below. Further details and free programs and initiatives are included on each indicator’s individual page.
Indicator status (movement toward or away from the target) is indicated by color.
Little to no detectable change
Decrease Percentage of Iowans Who Are Obese
Measurement: % of adult and youth Iowans who are obese.
(Source: Iowa BRFSS)
Clicking More Data provides a breakdown of obesity by age, gender, race, education…key metrics that are available from the source.