ISUE Needs Assessment 2005
Completes and Partials
Report created on: 9/26/2005 7:56 AM

The table below shows the results from comparing the following selected questions.

 1. Improve the productivity of businesses in my community.
  Total
Cedar Cerro Gordo Cherokee Chickasaw Clarke Clay Clayton Clinton Crawford Dallas Davis Decatur Delaware Des Moines Dickinson Dubuque
Total 3087 18 10 26 34 3 16 29 18 36 63 6 7 21 22 13 27
Not at all useful 89 0
0%
1
10%
0
0%
1
2.9%
0
0%
1
6.2%
1
3.4%
4
22.2%
0
0%
3
4.8%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2
9.1%
0
0%
1
3.7%
2 291 0
0%
2
20%
3
11.5%
4
11.8%
0
0%
1
6.2%
3
10.3%
4
22.2%
3
8.3%
5
7.9%
0
0%
0
0%
1
4.8%
2
9.1%
1
7.7%
5
18.5%
3 879 5
27.8%
1
10%
8
30.8%
10
29.4%
1
33.3%
5
31.2%
11
37.9%
4
22.2%
12
33.3%
17
27%
0
0%
3
42.9%
11
52.4%
6
27.3%
4
30.8%
10
37%
4 1068 10
55.6%
2
20%
11
42.3%
12
35.3%
1
33.3%
6
37.5%
8
27.6%
4
22.2%
9
25%
24
38.1%
4
66.7%
2
28.6%
7
33.3%
8
36.4%
5
38.5%
7
25.9%
Very Useful 760 3
16.7%
4
40%
4
15.4%
7
20.6%
1
33.3%
3
18.8%
6
20.7%
2
11.1%
12
33.3%
14
22.2%
2
33.3%
2
28.6%
2
9.5%
4
18.2%
3
23.1%
4
14.8%

 2. Increase the number of jobs by helping businesses to expand.
  Total
Cedar Cerro Gordo Cherokee Chickasaw Clarke Clay Clayton Clinton Crawford Dallas Davis Decatur Delaware Des Moines Dickinson Dubuque
Total 3082 18 10 25 34 3 17 29 18 35 64 6 7 21 21 13 26
Not at all useful 105 0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
2.9%
0
0%
1
5.9%
0
0%
5
27.8%
0
0%
3
4.7%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
4.8%
0
0%
0
0%
2 314 1
5.6%
3
30%
3
12%
5
14.7%
0
0%
2
11.8%
2
6.9%
5
27.8%
1
2.9%
5
7.8%
1
16.7%
1
14.3%
2
9.5%
1
4.8%
0
0%
6
23.1%
3 768 3
16.7%
2
20%
7
28%
5
14.7%
1
33.3%
5
29.4%
12
41.4%
3
16.7%
9
25.7%
18
28.1%
1
16.7%
1
14.3%
11
52.4%
4
19%
6
46.2%
8
30.8%
4 965 10
55.6%
1
10%
7
28%
10
29.4%
1
33.3%
6
35.3%
7
24.1%
4
22.2%
7
20%
21
32.8%
3
50%
3
42.9%
5
23.8%
6
28.6%
4
30.8%
8
30.8%
Very Useful 930 4
22.2%
4
40%
8
32%
13
38.2%
1
33.3%
3
17.6%
8
27.6%
1
5.6%
18
51.4%
17
26.6%
1
16.7%
2
28.6%
3
14.3%
9
42.9%
3
23.1%
4
15.4%

3. Improve the skills and abilities of local workers.
  Total
Cedar Cerro Gordo Cherokee Chickasaw Clarke Clay Clayton Clinton Crawford Dallas Davis Decatur Delaware Des Moines Dickinson Dubuque
Total 3095 19 10 25 34 3 17 29 18 34 64 6 8 21 22 12 27
Not at all useful 60 0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
2.9%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
3
16.7%
0
0%
3
4.7%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
4.5%
0
0%
0
0%
2 240 0
0%
3
30%
3
12%
3
8.8%
0
0%
2
11.8%
3
10.3%
6
33.3%
1
2.9%
3
4.7%
0
0%
0
0%
2
9.5%
1
4.5%
0
0%
4
14.8%
3 696 6
31.6%
3
30%
7
28%
9
26.5%
1
33.3%
5
29.4%
7
24.1%
2
11.1%
4
11.8%
12
18.8%
2
33.3%
3
37.5%
9
42.9%
1
4.5%
4
33.3%
8
29.6%
4 1157 8
42.1%
0
0%
7
28%
11
32.4%
1
33.3%
8
47.1%
11
37.9%
4
22.2%
15
44.1%
29
45.3%
3
50%
2
25%
6
28.6%
10
45.5%
4
33.3%
6
22.2%
Very Useful 942 5
26.3%
4
40%
8
32%
10
29.4%
1
33.3%
2
11.8%
8
27.6%
3
16.7%
14
41.2%
17
26.6%
1
16.7%
3
37.5%
4
19%
9
40.9%
4
33.3%
9
33.3%

 4. Improve nutrition for all Iowans.
  Total
Cedar Cerro Gordo Cherokee Chickasaw Clarke Clay Clayton Clinton Crawford Dallas Davis Decatur Delaware Des Moines Dickinson Dubuque
Total 3114 19 10 27 33 3 16 30 18 35 65 6 8 21 21 13 28
Not at all useful 57 0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
3%
0
0%
0
0%
1
3.3%
1
5.6%
0
0%
4
6.2%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
4.8%
0
0%
1
3.6%
2 182 0
0%
0
0%
3
11.1%
4
12.1%
0
0%
3
18.8%
2
6.7%
2
11.1%
1
2.9%
1
1.5%
0
0%
1
12.5%
2
9.5%
2
9.5%
0
0%
5
17.9%
3 582 4
21.1%
4
40%
3
11.1%
6
18.2%
1
33.3%
4
25%
7
23.3%
5
27.8%
8
22.9%
11
16.9%
2
33.3%
1
12.5%
4
19%
5
23.8%
2
15.4%
4
14.3%
4 1090 4
21.1%
2
20%
10
37%
12
36.4%
1
33.3%
7
43.8%
12
40%
8
44.4%
14
40%
25
38.5%
2
33.3%
5
62.5%
9
42.9%
5
23.8%
7
53.8%
8
28.6%
Very Useful 1203 11
57.9%
4
40%
11
40.7%
10
30.3%
1
33.3%
2
12.5%
8
26.7%
2
11.1%
12
34.3%
24
36.9%
2
33.3%
1
12.5%
6
28.6%
8
38.1%
4
30.8%
10
35.7%

 5. Improve the health of all Iowans.
  Total
Cedar Cerro Gordo Cherokee Chickasaw Clarke Clay Clayton Clinton Crawford Dallas Davis Decatur Delaware Des Moines Dickinson Dubuque
Total 3114 19 10 27 34 3 17 30 18 36 65 6 8 21 22 13 27
Not at all useful 54 0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
2.9%
0
0%
1
5.9%
2
6.7%
3
16.7%
0
0%
3
4.6%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
4.5%
0
0%
0
0%
2 157 0
0%
0
0%
1
3.7%
3
8.8%
0
0%
2
11.8%
2
6.7%
2
11.1%
1
2.8%
3
4.6%
0
0%
1
12.5%
2
9.5%
1
4.5%
0
0%
3
11.1%
3 611 2
10.5%
4
40%
5
18.5%
6
17.6%
1
33.3%
5
29.4%
7
23.3%
4
22.2%
8
22.2%
11
16.9%
2
33.3%
1
12.5%
6
28.6%
5
22.7%
2
15.4%
9
33.3%
4 1072 4
21.1%
3
30%
9
33.3%
14
41.2%
1
33.3%
7
41.2%
10
33.3%
7
38.9%
12
33.3%
24
36.9%
2
33.3%
5
62.5%
6
28.6%
7
31.8%
6
46.2%
4
14.8%
Very Useful 1220 13
68.4%
3
30%
12
44.4%
10
29.4%
1
33.3%
2
11.8%
9
30%
2
11.1%
15
41.7%
24
36.9%
2
33.3%
1
12.5%
7
33.3%
8
36.4%
5
38.5%
11
40.7%

 6. Improve food safety practices.
  Total
Cedar Cerro Gordo Cherokee Chickasaw Clarke Clay Clayton Clinton Crawford Dallas Davis Decatur Delaware Des Moines Dickinson Dubuque
Total 3104 19 10 27 33 3 17 30 18 36 64 6 8 20 22 13 27
Not at all useful 48 0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
3%
0
0%
0
0%
1
3.3%
0
0%
0
0%
4
6.2%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
4.5%
0
0%
0
0%
2 185 0
0%
0
0%
1
3.7%
4
12.1%
0
0%
1
5.9%
1
3.3%
3
16.7%
2
5.6%
1
1.6%
1
16.7%
1
12.5%
0
0%
1
4.5%
0
0%
4
14.8%
3 695 3
15.8%
4
40%
5
18.5%
6
18.2%
1
33.3%
5
29.4%
9
30%
8
44.4%
3
8.3%
12
18.8%
1
16.7%
0
0%
5
25%
3
13.6%
2
15.4%
11
40.7%
4 1125 6
31.6%
3
30%
9
33.3%
14
42.4%
0
0%
8
47.1%
11
36.7%
6
33.3%
18
50%
20
31.2%
1
16.7%
5
62.5%
12
60%
10
45.5%
7
53.8%
3
11.1%
Very Useful 1051 10
52.6%
3
30%
12
44.4%
8
24.2%
2
66.7%
3
17.6%
8
26.7%
1
5.6%
13
36.1%
27
42.2%
3
50%
2
25%
3
15%
7
31.8%
4
30.8%
9
33.3%

7. Strengthen parenting skills.
  Total
Cedar Cerro Gordo Cherokee Chickasaw Clarke Clay Clayton Clinton Crawford Dallas Davis Decatur Delaware Des Moines Dickinson Dubuque
Total 3112 18 10 27 34 3 17 30 17 36 62 6 8 19 22 13 28
Not at all useful 66 0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
2.9%
0
0%
1
5.9%
1
3.3%
1
5.9%
0
0%
2
3.2%
1
16.7%
0
0%
0
0%
1
4.5%
0
0%
1
3.6%
2 147 1
5.6%
2
20%
2
7.4%
3
8.8%
0
0%
1
5.9%
4
13.3%
4
23.5%
1
2.8%
4
6.5%
0
0%
0
0%
2
10.5%
0
0%
0
0%
1
3.6%
3 482 0
0%
1
10%
6
22.2%
6
17.6%
1
33.3%
6
35.3%
6
20%
3
17.6%
3
8.3%
8
12.9%
0
0%
1
12.5%
7
36.8%
3
13.6%
1
7.7%
7
25%
4 983 4
22.2%
4
40%
6
22.2%
14
41.2%
0
0%
6
35.3%
9
30%
4
23.5%
14
38.9%
22
35.5%
2
33.3%
3
37.5%
4
21.1%
5
22.7%
6
46.2%
8
28.6%
Very Useful 1434 13
72.2%
3
30%
13
48.1%
10
29.4%
2
66.7%
3
17.6%
10
33.3%
5
29.4%
18
50%
26
41.9%
3
50%
4
50%
6
31.6%
13
59.1%
6
46.2%
11
39.3%

 8. Improve the availability of quality child care.
  Total
Cedar Cerro Gordo Cherokee Chickasaw Clarke Clay Clayton Clinton Crawford Dallas Davis Decatur Delaware Des Moines Dickinson Dubuque
Total 3078 18 10 27 34 2 17 29 18 36 64 6 8 20 21 12 27
Not at all useful 97 1
5.6%
0
0%
0
0%
1
2.9%
0
0%
1
5.9%
1
3.4%
5
27.8%
0
0%
4
6.2%
1
16.7%
0
0%
1
5%
1
4.8%
0
0%
1
3.7%
2 215 1
5.6%
3
30%
3
11.1%
4
11.8%
0
0%
0
0%
2
6.9%
3
16.7%
0
0%
5
7.8%
0
0%
0
0%
5
25%
3
14.3%
0
0%
4
14.8%
3 614 2
11.1%
2
20%
7
25.9%
6
17.6%
0
0%
6
35.3%
11
37.9%
4
22.2%
8
22.2%
8
12.5%
2
33.3%
1
12.5%
4
20%
4
19%
1
8.3%
3
11.1%
4 950 3
16.7%
3
30%
6
22.2%
12
35.3%
1
50%
7
41.2%
7
24.1%
3
16.7%
13
36.1%
24
37.5%
1
16.7%
3
37.5%
6
30%
4
19%
4
33.3%
6
22.2%
Very Useful 1202 11
61.1%
2
20%
11
40.7%
11
32.4%
1
50%
3
17.6%
8
27.6%
3
16.7%
15
41.7%
23
35.9%
2
33.3%
4
50%
4
20%
9
42.9%
7
58.3%
13
48.1%

 9. Improve the quality of care for frail elderly family members.
  Total
Cedar Cerro Gordo Cherokee Chickasaw Clarke Clay Clayton Clinton Crawford Dallas Davis Decatur Delaware Des Moines Dickinson Dubuque
Total 3066 19 10 27 34 3 17 29 18 35 62 6 8 21 22 12 27
Not at all useful 94 0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
2.9%
0
0%
2
11.8%
1
3.4%
3
16.7%
0
0%
3
4.8%
1
16.7%
0
0%
1
4.8%
1
4.5%
0
0%
3
11.1%
2 214 3
15.8%
2
20%
3
11.1%
5
14.7%
0
0%
0
0%
3
10.3%
3
16.7%
0
0%
2
3.2%
1
16.7%
1
12.5%
2
9.5%
1
4.5%
0
0%
2
7.4%
3 699 1
5.3%
2
20%
8
29.6%
9
26.5%
1
33.3%
5
29.4%
13
44.8%
4
22.2%
7
20%
7
11.3%
1
16.7%
1
12.5%
9
42.9%
6
27.3%
2
16.7%
3
11.1%
4 986 5
26.3%
4
40%
6
22.2%
9
26.5%
0
0%
6
35.3%
4
13.8%
6
33.3%
13
37.1%
27
43.5%
2
33.3%
3
37.5%
5
23.8%
8
36.4%
3
25%
9
33.3%
Very Useful 1073 10
52.6%
2
20%
10
37%
10
29.4%
2
66.7%
4
23.5%
8
27.6%
2
11.1%
15
42.9%
23
37.1%
1
16.7%
3
37.5%
4
19%
6
27.3%
7
58.3%
10
37%

 10. Strengthen money management skills for all Iowans.
  Total
Cedar Cerro Gordo Cherokee Chickasaw Clarke Clay Clayton Clinton Crawford Dallas Davis Decatur Delaware Des Moines Dickinson Dubuque
Total 3091 19 10 25 34 2 17 30 18 36 64 6 8 20 22 13 28
Not at all useful 65 0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
2.9%
0
0%
1
5.9%
2
6.7%
4
22.2%
0
0%
3
4.7%
0
0%
0
0%
1
5%
1
4.5%
0
0%
0
0%
2 191 0
0%
2
20%
2
8%
2
5.9%
0
0%
2
11.8%
3
10%
4
22.2%
1
2.8%
2
3.1%
0
0%
0
0%
1
5%
2
9.1%
0
0%
5
17.9%
3 714 1
5.3%
2
20%
6
24%
9
26.5%
2
100%
6
35.3%
11
36.7%
4
22.2%
5
13.9%
11
17.2%
2
33.3%
2
25%
5
25%
9
40.9%
2
15.4%
5
17.9%
4 1106 10
52.6%
4
40%
9
36%
13
38.2%
0
0%
4
23.5%
9
30%
5
27.8%
15
41.7%
31
48.4%
2
33.3%
3
37.5%
7
35%
8
36.4%
6
46.2%
10
35.7%
Very Useful 1015 8
42.1%
2
20%
8
32%
9
26.5%
0
0%
4
23.5%
5
16.7%
1
5.6%
15
41.7%
17
26.6%
2
33.3%
3
37.5%
6
30%
2
9.1%
5
38.5%
8
28.6%

 11. Support families struggling with poverty.
  Total
Cedar Cerro Gordo Cherokee Chickasaw Clarke Clay Clayton Clinton Crawford Dallas Davis Decatur Delaware Des Moines Dickinson Dubuque
Total 3064 19 10 27 33 3 17 28 17 36 61 6 8 20 21 13 28
Not at all useful 107 0
0%
0
0%
2
7.4%
1
3%
0
0%
2
11.8%
1
3.6%
3
17.6%
0
0%
5
8.2%
1
16.7%
0
0%
1
5%
1
4.8%
0
0%
0
0%
2 282 1
5.3%
3
30%
2
7.4%
1
3%
0
0%
1
5.9%
5
17.9%
4
23.5%
4
11.1%
4
6.6%
2
33.3%
0
0%
3
15%
1
4.8%
0
0%
5
17.9%
3 716 3
15.8%
3
30%
3
11.1%
12
36.4%
2
66.7%
6
35.3%
5
17.9%
3
17.6%
7
19.4%
7
11.5%
0
0%
3
37.5%
4
20%
5
23.8%
2
15.4%
7
25%
4 917 7
36.8%
2
20%
12
44.4%
12
36.4%
0
0%
3
17.6%
10
35.7%
4
23.5%
13
36.1%
27
44.3%
2
33.3%
2
25%
9
45%
7
33.3%
5
38.5%
4
14.3%
Very Useful 1042 8
42.1%
2
20%
8
29.6%
7
21.2%
1
33.3%
5
29.4%
7
25%
3
17.6%
12
33.3%
18
29.5%
1
16.7%
3
37.5%
3
15%
7
33.3%
6
46.2%
12
42.9%

 12. Help families, who have moved here from other cultures, to become successful.
  Total
Cedar Cerro Gordo Cherokee Chickasaw Clarke Clay Clayton Clinton Crawford Dallas Davis Decatur Delaware Des Moines Dickinson Dubuque
Total 3054 19 10 26 34 3 17 25 17 36 63 6 8 21 21 13 26
Not at all useful 154 1
5.3%
0
0%
1
3.8%
1
2.9%
0
0%
1
5.9%
3
12%
3
17.6%
3
8.3%
3
4.8%
0
0%
0
0%
1
4.8%
3
14.3%
0
0%
1
3.8%
2 371 1
5.3%
3
30%
6
23.1%
3
8.8%
0
0%
4
23.5%
4
16%
4
23.5%
6
16.7%
10
15.9%
0
0%
2
25%
5
23.8%
2
9.5%
0
0%
4
15.4%
3 846 4
21.1%
3
30%
7
26.9%
9
26.5%
1
33.3%
7
41.2%
5
20%
3
17.6%
5
13.9%
7
11.1%
4
66.7%
4
50%
10
47.6%
6
28.6%
2
15.4%
5
19.2%
4 940 8
42.1%
0
0%
6
23.1%
8
23.5%
1
33.3%
3
17.6%
8
32%
3
17.6%
12
33.3%
24
38.1%
2
33.3%
1
12.5%
5
23.8%
8
38.1%
5
38.5%
8
30.8%
Very Useful 743 5
26.3%
4
40%
6
23.1%
13
38.2%
1
33.3%
2
11.8%
5
20%
4
23.5%
10
27.8%
19
30.2%
0
0%
1
12.5%
0
0%
2
9.5%
6
46.2%
8
30.8%

 13. Create new opportunities for the current and future generation of farmers.
  Total
Cedar Cerro Gordo Cherokee Chickasaw Clarke Clay Clayton Clinton Crawford Dallas Davis Decatur Delaware Des Moines Dickinson Dubuque
Total 3072 19 10 27 34 3 17 29 18 36 62 6 8 21 22 13 26
Not at all useful 51 0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2
3.2%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
4.5%
0
0%
0
0%
2 132 0
0%
0
0%
1
3.7%
1
2.9%
0
0%
3
17.6%
2
6.9%
5
27.8%
1
2.8%
1
1.6%
0
0%
0
0%
1
4.8%
0
0%
1
7.7%
2
7.7%
3 512 0
0%
2
20%
4
14.8%
5
14.7%
1
33.3%
2
11.8%
4
13.8%
2
11.1%
6
16.7%
7
11.3%
3
50%
2
25%
4
19%
3
13.6%
0
0%
7
26.9%
4 1059 9
47.4%
3
30%
10
37%
15
44.1%
1
33.3%
7
41.2%
13
44.8%
8
44.4%
11
30.6%
24
38.7%
3
50%
1
12.5%
10
47.6%
11
50%
3
23.1%
10
38.5%
Very Useful 1318 10
52.6%
5
50%
12
44.4%
13
38.2%
1
33.3%
5
29.4%
10
34.5%
3
16.7%
18
50%
28
45.2%
0
0%
5
62.5%
6
28.6%
7
31.8%
9
69.2%
7
26.9%

 14. Strengthen agricultural production and processing to boost Iowa s economy.
  Total
Cedar Cerro Gordo Cherokee Chickasaw Clarke Clay Clayton Clinton Crawford Dallas Davis Decatur Delaware Des Moines Dickinson Dubuque
Total 3088 19 10 27 33 3 17 29 18 36 63 6 8 21 21 13 25
Not at all useful 49 0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2
3.2%
0
0%
0
0%
1
4.8%
1
4.8%
0
0%
0
0%
2 132 0
0%
1
10%
1
3.7%
2
6.1%
1
33.3%
2
11.8%
1
3.4%
3
16.7%
1
2.8%
1
1.6%
1
16.7%
0
0%
1
4.8%
1
4.8%
0
0%
1
4%
3 514 2
10.5%
4
40%
2
7.4%
5
15.2%
1
33.3%
2
11.8%
7
24.1%
4
22.2%
7
19.4%
7
11.1%
0
0%
1
12.5%
5
23.8%
3
14.3%
1
7.7%
8
32%
4 1032 4
21.1%
2
20%
11
40.7%
12
36.4%
0
0%
8
47.1%
10
34.5%
8
44.4%
12
33.3%
25
39.7%
3
50%
1
12.5%
6
28.6%
10
47.6%
5
38.5%
9
36%
Very Useful 1361 13
68.4%
3
30%
13
48.1%
14
42.4%
1
33.3%
5
29.4%
11
37.9%
3
16.7%
16
44.4%
28
44.4%
2
33.3%
6
75%
8
38.1%
6
28.6%
7
53.8%
7
28%

15. Develop new products that add value to agricultural commodities.
  Total
Cedar Cerro Gordo Cherokee Chickasaw Clarke Clay Clayton Clinton Crawford Dallas Davis Decatur Delaware Des Moines Dickinson Dubuque
Total 3050 18 10 27 34 3 17 28 18 36 61 6 8 21 22 12 23
Not at all useful 64 0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
1.6%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2
9.1%
0
0%
0
0%
2 158 0
0%
1
10%
0
0%
2
5.9%
1
33.3%
1
5.9%
1
3.6%
4
22.2%
2
5.6%
4
6.6%
0
0%
1
12.5%
0
0%
2
9.1%
0
0%
1
4.3%
3 546 1
5.6%
4
40%
5
18.5%
6
17.6%
1
33.3%
1
5.9%
9
32.1%
3
16.7%
8
22.2%
9
14.8%
1
16.7%
0
0%
6
28.6%
1
4.5%
2
16.7%
7
30.4%
4 1002 6
33.3%
1
10%
10
37%
9
26.5%
0
0%
10
58.8%
5
17.9%
6
33.3%
7
19.4%
22
36.1%
3
50%
1
12.5%
9
42.9%
12
54.5%
3
25%
5
21.7%
Very Useful 1280 11
61.1%
4
40%
12
44.4%
17
50%
1
33.3%
5
29.4%
13
46.4%
5
27.8%
19
52.8%
25
41%
2
33.3%
6
75%
6
28.6%
5
22.7%
7
58.3%
10
43.5%