Iowa Statistics by County

 Woodbury County

Number of individuals over the age of 65:14442

ERS Metro: 1

ERS Code:  2

Metal Health Catchment Area:  12

Census Prevalence Rates 1

Mental Disability was ascertained from the long form census questionnaire. Mental disability was defined as 'difficulty learning, remembering, or concentrating' that made it difficult for an individual to perform certain activities within the last 6 months

Mental disability prevalence per 1000 residents over the age of 65: 68.27

Provider Information 2

Primary care providers consist of physicians who are certified in family practice, geriatric medicine, internal medicine, or family medicine.

Primary care per 1000 residents over the age of 65:  11.08

Specialty care providers consist of physicians who are board certified in neurology/psychiatry, psychiatry, or geriatric psychiatry

Specialists per 1000 residents over the age of 65:  0.83

Nursing Home Prevalence Rates 3

Prevalence of nursing home patients depressed per 1000 nursing home residents over the age of 65:  153.4

Prevalence of short term nursing home patients suffering from delirium per 1000 nursing home residentsover the age of 65 : 0

Population Based Prevalence Estimation Rates 4

Any mental health disorder prevalence per 1000 residents over the age of 65:  132.11

Any affective disorder prevalence per 1000 residents over the age of 65: 29.77

Major depression prevalence per 1000 residents over the age of 65:  11.43

Depression/dysthymia prevalence per 1000 residents over the age of 65:  17.66

Phobia/som/pan/anorx/obcom prevalence per 1000 residents over the age of 65: 80.04

Cognitive impairment prevalence per 1000 residents over the age of 65: 21.33

Schizophrenia/Schizophreniform prevalence per 1000 residents over the age of 65: 1.38

Somatization prevalence per 1000 residents over the age of 65:  0.48

Anxiety/somatization prevalence per 1000 residents over the age of 65:  72.15

Substance use/alcohol abuse prevalence per 1000 residents over the age of 65:  13.09

 

1 Census data was obtained from www.census.gov

2 Provider information obtained from the Iowa Medical Examiners Board

3 Estimates obtained through Minimum Data Set (MDS) Repository

4 Prevalence rates are calculated from the Epidemiologic Catchment Area and applied to the 1990 Census data by the University of Texas Medical Branch www.psy.utmb.edu