This is an analysis from American Dental Association (ADA) on oral health care system in Iowa as of 2015.
What Metrics Does this Analysis Include?
The analysis includes a summary of selected data on the oral health status, supply of dentists, dental care utilization, and fluoridation rates in Iowa as of 2015.
Oral Health Status of the Iowa Population
The oral health status index of Iowa shows the range of adults having poor and excellent oral health in 2015. It compares data between high-income and low-income adults of Iowa and U.S.
What Is The Dentist To Population Ratio In Iowa?
The dentist to population ratio in Iowa shows the number of dentists per 100,000 populations in 2001 and 2013. It compares the data with that of the U.S.
What Is The Status Of Dental Care Utilization In Iowa?
The dental care utilization is the percentage of Iowa population who has visited a dentist in the past 12 months. It includes the data of children in Iowa and the whole of U.S. who have Medicaid coverage, children with private dental benefits coverage, and adults who have private dental benefits coverage. The data compares the stats of the years 2000, 2005, and 2013.
What Are the Fluoridation Rates in Iowa?
The fluoridation rates in Iowa measures the percentage of the population on community water systems receiving fluoridated water in 2012.
92% of Iowa’s populations on community water systems receive fluoridated water.