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
Emmet Fayette Floyd Franklin Fremont Greene Grundy Guthrie Hamilton Hancock Hardin Harrison Henry Howard Humboldt
Total 3087 35 27 18 18 9 108 37 11 31 15 39 50 17 22 43
Not at all useful 89 0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
3.2%
1
6.7%
1
2.6%
0
0%
0
0%
1
4.5%
1
2.3%
2 291 3
8.6%
1
3.7%
0
0%
2
11.1%
0
0%
7
6.5%
6
16.2%
0
0%
1
3.2%
3
20%
4
10.3%
5
10%
3
17.6%
0
0%
3
7%
3 879 5
14.3%
9
33.3%
3
16.7%
7
38.9%
1
11.1%
33
30.6%
9
24.3%
4
36.4%
13
41.9%
2
13.3%
4
10.3%
8
16%
5
29.4%
12
54.5%
11
25.6%
4 1068 16
45.7%
9
33.3%
8
44.4%
4
22.2%
3
33.3%
36
33.3%
16
43.2%
3
27.3%
11
35.5%
6
40%
17
43.6%
21
42%
5
29.4%
4
18.2%
18
41.9%
Very Useful 760 11
31.4%
8
29.6%
7
38.9%
5
27.8%
5
55.6%
32
29.6%
6
16.2%
4
36.4%
5
16.1%
3
20%
13
33.3%
16
32%
4
23.5%
5
22.7%
10
23.3%

 2. Increase the number of jobs by helping businesses to expand.
  Total
Emmet Fayette Floyd Franklin Fremont Greene Grundy Guthrie Hamilton Hancock Hardin Harrison Henry Howard Humboldt
Total 3082 35 27 18 18 9 108 37 11 31 15 38 50 17 22 43
Not at all useful 105 0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
5.6%
0
0%
2
1.9%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
6.7%
2
5.3%
1
2%
0
0%
1
4.5%
1
2.3%
2 314 3
8.6%
3
11.1%
1
5.6%
2
11.1%
1
11.1%
11
10.2%
4
10.8%
1
9.1%
2
6.5%
1
6.7%
1
2.6%
3
6%
2
11.8%
2
9.1%
5
11.6%
3 768 7
20%
10
37%
5
27.8%
5
27.8%
2
22.2%
29
26.9%
9
24.3%
4
36.4%
12
38.7%
6
40%
5
13.2%
13
26%
4
23.5%
9
40.9%
13
30.2%
4 965 12
34.3%
7
25.9%
5
27.8%
6
33.3%
2
22.2%
29
26.9%
17
45.9%
4
36.4%
9
29%
4
26.7%
14
36.8%
14
28%
6
35.3%
5
22.7%
14
32.6%
Very Useful 930 13
37.1%
7
25.9%
7
38.9%
4
22.2%
4
44.4%
37
34.3%
7
18.9%
2
18.2%
8
25.8%
3
20%
16
42.1%
19
38%
5
29.4%
5
22.7%
10
23.3%

3. Improve the skills and abilities of local workers.
  Total
Emmet Fayette Floyd Franklin Fremont Greene Grundy Guthrie Hamilton Hancock Hardin Harrison Henry Howard Humboldt
Total 3095 35 26 18 18 9 110 37 11 31 15 38 50 18 22 43
Not at all useful 60 0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
5.6%
0
0%
3
2.7%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
6.7%
1
2.6%
1
2%
0
0%
1
4.5%
0
0%
2 240 2
5.7%
4
15.4%
1
5.6%
1
5.6%
1
11.1%
8
7.3%
5
13.5%
1
9.1%
1
3.2%
1
6.7%
2
5.3%
1
2%
1
5.6%
3
13.6%
2
4.7%
3 696 9
25.7%
6
23.1%
4
22.2%
5
27.8%
0
0%
29
26.4%
10
27%
4
36.4%
11
35.5%
6
40%
6
15.8%
15
30%
2
11.1%
7
31.8%
11
25.6%
4 1157 13
37.1%
7
26.9%
7
38.9%
5
27.8%
2
22.2%
41
37.3%
14
37.8%
4
36.4%
13
41.9%
4
26.7%
14
36.8%
14
28%
11
61.1%
5
22.7%
16
37.2%
Very Useful 942 11
31.4%
9
34.6%
6
33.3%
6
33.3%
6
66.7%
29
26.4%
8
21.6%
2
18.2%
6
19.4%
3
20%
15
39.5%
19
38%
4
22.2%
6
27.3%
14
32.6%

 4. Improve nutrition for all Iowans.
  Total
Emmet Fayette Floyd Franklin Fremont Greene Grundy Guthrie Hamilton Hancock Hardin Harrison Henry Howard Humboldt
Total 3114 35 26 18 18 9 111 37 12 31 15 40 49 18 22 43
Not at all useful 57 0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2
1.8%
0
0%
0
0%
1
3.2%
1
6.7%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
2.3%
2 182 0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2
11.1%
1
11.1%
13
11.7%
2
5.4%
0
0%
1
3.2%
1
6.7%
4
10%
2
4.1%
2
11.1%
1
4.5%
1
2.3%
3 582 8
22.9%
7
26.9%
5
27.8%
3
16.7%
1
11.1%
22
19.8%
10
27%
2
16.7%
7
22.6%
5
33.3%
12
30%
17
34.7%
3
16.7%
8
36.4%
4
9.3%
4 1090 15
42.9%
12
46.2%
7
38.9%
8
44.4%
2
22.2%
44
39.6%
14
37.8%
7
58.3%
13
41.9%
3
20%
10
25%
17
34.7%
5
27.8%
9
40.9%
20
46.5%
Very Useful 1203 12
34.3%
7
26.9%
6
33.3%
5
27.8%
5
55.6%
30
27%
11
29.7%
3
25%
9
29%
5
33.3%
14
35%
13
26.5%
8
44.4%
4
18.2%
17
39.5%

 5. Improve the health of all Iowans.
  Total
Emmet Fayette Floyd Franklin Fremont Greene Grundy Guthrie Hamilton Hancock Hardin Harrison Henry Howard Humboldt
Total 3114 35 26 18 18 9 111 37 12 31 15 40 49 18 22 42
Not at all useful 54 0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
0.9%
0
0%
0
0%
1
3.2%
1
6.7%
1
2.5%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2 157 0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2
11.1%
0
0%
10
9%
2
5.4%
0
0%
2
6.5%
1
6.7%
3
7.5%
2
4.1%
1
5.6%
0
0%
0
0%
3 611 7
20%
10
38.5%
5
27.8%
2
11.1%
1
11.1%
27
24.3%
8
21.6%
3
25%
8
25.8%
4
26.7%
9
22.5%
12
24.5%
4
22.2%
8
36.4%
3
7.1%
4 1072 16
45.7%
9
34.6%
6
33.3%
9
50%
2
22.2%
42
37.8%
16
43.2%
7
58.3%
9
29%
4
26.7%
10
25%
22
44.9%
7
38.9%
6
27.3%
22
52.4%
Very Useful 1220 12
34.3%
7
26.9%
7
38.9%
5
27.8%
6
66.7%
31
27.9%
11
29.7%
2
16.7%
11
35.5%
5
33.3%
17
42.5%
13
26.5%
6
33.3%
8
36.4%
17
40.5%

 6. Improve food safety practices.
  Total
Emmet Fayette Floyd Franklin Fremont Greene Grundy Guthrie Hamilton Hancock Hardin Harrison Henry Howard Humboldt
Total 3104 35 27 18 18 9 110 37 12 30 15 40 49 18 21 42
Not at all useful 48 0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
5.6%
0
0%
1
0.9%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
6.7%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2 185 1
2.9%
1
3.7%
0
0%
1
5.6%
0
0%
12
10.9%
2
5.4%
1
8.3%
3
10%
1
6.7%
3
7.5%
3
6.1%
1
5.6%
1
4.8%
0
0%
3 695 7
20%
5
18.5%
5
27.8%
9
50%
3
33.3%
25
22.7%
7
18.9%
2
16.7%
9
30%
5
33.3%
8
20%
20
40.8%
5
27.8%
9
42.9%
6
14.3%
4 1125 14
40%
11
40.7%
6
33.3%
3
16.7%
1
11.1%
47
42.7%
17
45.9%
5
41.7%
9
30%
5
33.3%
16
40%
15
30.6%
7
38.9%
6
28.6%
21
50%
Very Useful 1051 13
37.1%
10
37%
7
38.9%
4
22.2%
5
55.6%
25
22.7%
11
29.7%
4
33.3%
9
30%
3
20%
13
32.5%
11
22.4%
5
27.8%
5
23.8%
15
35.7%

7. Strengthen parenting skills.
  Total
Emmet Fayette Floyd Franklin Fremont Greene Grundy Guthrie Hamilton Hancock Hardin Harrison Henry Howard Humboldt
Total 3112 35 27 18 18 9 111 36 12 31 15 40 48 18 22 40
Not at all useful 66 0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
3
2.7%
0
0%
1
8.3%
1
3.2%
1
6.7%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2 147 0
0%
1
3.7%
2
11.1%
2
11.1%
0
0%
4
3.6%
1
2.8%
0
0%
0
0%
1
6.7%
3
7.5%
2
4.2%
1
5.6%
0
0%
1
2.5%
3 482 2
5.7%
6
22.2%
2
11.1%
4
22.2%
2
22.2%
20
18%
10
27.8%
3
25%
3
9.7%
6
40%
6
15%
10
20.8%
0
0%
7
31.8%
5
12.5%
4 983 14
40%
11
40.7%
4
22.2%
6
33.3%
0
0%
34
30.6%
8
22.2%
3
25%
12
38.7%
4
26.7%
16
40%
12
25%
9
50%
8
36.4%
14
35%
Very Useful 1434 19
54.3%
9
33.3%
10
55.6%
6
33.3%
7
77.8%
50
45%
17
47.2%
5
41.7%
15
48.4%
3
20%
15
37.5%
24
50%
8
44.4%
7
31.8%
20
50%

 8. Improve the availability of quality child care.
  Total
Emmet Fayette Floyd Franklin Fremont Greene Grundy Guthrie Hamilton Hancock Hardin Harrison Henry Howard Humboldt
Total 3078 35 27 18 18 9 111 37 11 31 14 40 48 18 21 43
Not at all useful 97 0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2
11.1%
0
0%
1
0.9%
0
0%
1
9.1%
2
6.5%
1
7.1%
1
2.5%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
2.3%
2 215 1
2.9%
2
7.4%
2
11.1%
0
0%
0
0%
13
11.7%
3
8.1%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2
5%
1
2.1%
1
5.6%
1
4.8%
1
2.3%
3 614 3
8.6%
7
25.9%
3
16.7%
6
33.3%
2
22.2%
20
18%
7
18.9%
2
18.2%
4
12.9%
6
42.9%
11
27.5%
14
29.2%
3
16.7%
7
33.3%
9
20.9%
4 950 15
42.9%
10
37%
4
22.2%
6
33.3%
1
11.1%
37
33.3%
9
24.3%
4
36.4%
15
48.4%
5
35.7%
12
30%
14
29.2%
7
38.9%
5
23.8%
16
37.2%
Very Useful 1202 16
45.7%
8
29.6%
9
50%
4
22.2%
6
66.7%
40
36%
18
48.6%
4
36.4%
10
32.3%
2
14.3%
14
35%
19
39.6%
7
38.9%
8
38.1%
16
37.2%

 9. Improve the quality of care for frail elderly family members.
  Total
Emmet Fayette Floyd Franklin Fremont Greene Grundy Guthrie Hamilton Hancock Hardin Harrison Henry Howard Humboldt
Total 3066 35 28 17 18 9 106 37 11 31 15 40 47 17 21 42
Not at all useful 94 0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
5.6%
0
0%
2
1.9%
0
0%
0
0%
1
3.2%
2
13.3%
2
5%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
2.4%
2 214 0
0%
3
10.7%
2
11.8%
0
0%
1
11.1%
12
11.3%
1
2.7%
0
0%
1
3.2%
0
0%
2
5%
2
4.3%
2
11.8%
0
0%
2
4.8%
3 699 6
17.1%
9
32.1%
2
11.8%
7
38.9%
1
11.1%
27
25.5%
11
29.7%
3
27.3%
9
29%
6
40%
6
15%
11
23.4%
6
35.3%
7
33.3%
9
21.4%
4 986 19
54.3%
10
35.7%
5
29.4%
6
33.3%
2
22.2%
31
29.2%
11
29.7%
3
27.3%
10
32.3%
5
33.3%
16
40%
19
40.4%
6
35.3%
11
52.4%
18
42.9%
Very Useful 1073 10
28.6%
6
21.4%
8
47.1%
4
22.2%
5
55.6%
34
32.1%
14
37.8%
5
45.5%
10
32.3%
2
13.3%
14
35%
15
31.9%
3
17.6%
3
14.3%
12
28.6%

 10. Strengthen money management skills for all Iowans.
  Total
Emmet Fayette Floyd Franklin Fremont Greene Grundy Guthrie Hamilton Hancock Hardin Harrison Henry Howard Humboldt
Total 3091 35 27 17 17 9 110 37 12 32 15 40 49 18 22 43
Not at all useful 65 0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
3
2.7%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
6.7%
2
5%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2 191 0
0%
2
7.4%
2
11.8%
2
11.8%
0
0%
8
7.3%
3
8.1%
1
8.3%
1
3.1%
2
13.3%
2
5%
1
2%
1
5.6%
1
4.5%
2
4.7%
3 714 5
14.3%
7
25.9%
2
11.8%
3
17.6%
3
33.3%
22
20%
9
24.3%
2
16.7%
6
18.8%
5
33.3%
10
25%
14
28.6%
6
33.3%
8
36.4%
9
20.9%
4 1106 18
51.4%
9
33.3%
7
41.2%
7
41.2%
1
11.1%
44
40%
14
37.8%
4
33.3%
13
40.6%
6
40%
13
32.5%
15
30.6%
6
33.3%
8
36.4%
19
44.2%
Very Useful 1015 12
34.3%
9
33.3%
6
35.3%
5
29.4%
5
55.6%
33
30%
11
29.7%
5
41.7%
12
37.5%
1
6.7%
13
32.5%
19
38.8%
5
27.8%
5
22.7%
13
30.2%

 11. Support families struggling with poverty.
  Total
Emmet Fayette Floyd Franklin Fremont Greene Grundy Guthrie Hamilton Hancock Hardin Harrison Henry Howard Humboldt
Total 3064 35 27 17 17 9 108 37 11 31 15 40 47 17 22 42
Not at all useful 107 0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2
11.8%
0
0%
2
1.9%
1
2.7%
0
0%
0
0%
1
6.7%
2
5%
1
2.1%
0
0%
1
4.5%
0
0%
2 282 0
0%
3
11.1%
2
11.8%
0
0%
1
11.1%
14
13%
4
10.8%
1
9.1%
2
6.5%
3
20%
5
12.5%
0
0%
2
11.8%
4
18.2%
4
9.5%
3 716 8
22.9%
7
25.9%
4
23.5%
5
29.4%
2
22.2%
25
23.1%
9
24.3%
3
27.3%
10
32.3%
4
26.7%
9
22.5%
23
48.9%
5
29.4%
6
27.3%
10
23.8%
4 917 15
42.9%
9
33.3%
6
35.3%
5
29.4%
0
0%
39
36.1%
13
35.1%
4
36.4%
10
32.3%
6
40%
11
27.5%
13
27.7%
5
29.4%
7
31.8%
13
31%
Very Useful 1042 12
34.3%
8
29.6%
5
29.4%
5
29.4%
6
66.7%
28
25.9%
10
27%
3
27.3%
9
29%
1
6.7%
13
32.5%
10
21.3%
5
29.4%
4
18.2%
15
35.7%

 12. Help families, who have moved here from other cultures, to become successful.
  Total
Emmet Fayette Floyd Franklin Fremont Greene Grundy Guthrie Hamilton Hancock Hardin Harrison Henry Howard Humboldt
Total 3054 35 27 17 16 9 110 37 11 31 15 40 49 18 22 43
Not at all useful 154 1
2.9%
0
0%
0
0%
1
6.2%
1
11.1%
5
4.5%
1
2.7%
1
9.1%
2
6.5%
2
13.3%
3
7.5%
8
16.3%
0
0%
2
9.1%
4
9.3%
2 371 3
8.6%
4
14.8%
2
11.8%
1
6.2%
2
22.2%
17
15.5%
4
10.8%
0
0%
3
9.7%
0
0%
6
15%
4
8.2%
3
16.7%
3
13.6%
3
7%
3 846 12
34.3%
10
37%
3
17.6%
3
18.8%
1
11.1%
30
27.3%
12
32.4%
3
27.3%
6
19.4%
8
53.3%
9
22.5%
17
34.7%
4
22.2%
4
18.2%
11
25.6%
4 940 13
37.1%
9
33.3%
6
35.3%
9
56.2%
1
11.1%
36
32.7%
14
37.8%
5
45.5%
11
35.5%
3
20%
13
32.5%
13
26.5%
7
38.9%
10
45.5%
18
41.9%
Very Useful 743 6
17.1%
4
14.8%
6
35.3%
2
12.5%
4
44.4%
22
20%
6
16.2%
2
18.2%
9
29%
2
13.3%
9
22.5%
7
14.3%
4
22.2%
3
13.6%
7
16.3%

 13. Create new opportunities for the current and future generation of farmers.
  Total
Emmet Fayette Floyd Franklin Fremont Greene Grundy Guthrie Hamilton Hancock Hardin Harrison Henry Howard Humboldt
Total 3072 35 27 17 18 9 110 35 11 31 15 39 50 18 21 43
Not at all useful 51 2
5.7%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
4
3.6%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
4
10.3%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
2.3%
2 132 0
0%
1
3.7%
0
0%
2
11.1%
0
0%
4
3.6%
1
2.9%
0
0%
1
3.2%
1
6.7%
0
0%
1
2%
0
0%
1
4.8%
1
2.3%
3 512 3
8.6%
5
18.5%
3
17.6%
5
27.8%
1
11.1%
22
20%
4
11.4%
0
0%
7
22.6%
4
26.7%
5
12.8%
6
12%
6
33.3%
2
9.5%
5
11.6%
4 1059 12
34.3%
9
33.3%
3
17.6%
4
22.2%
3
33.3%
44
40%
13
37.1%
4
36.4%
13
41.9%
5
33.3%
12
30.8%
17
34%
7
38.9%
7
33.3%
20
46.5%
Very Useful 1318 18
51.4%
12
44.4%
11
64.7%
7
38.9%
5
55.6%
36
32.7%
17
48.6%
7
63.6%
10
32.3%
5
33.3%
18
46.2%
26
52%
5
27.8%
11
52.4%
16
37.2%

 14. Strengthen agricultural production and processing to boost Iowa s economy.
  Total
Emmet Fayette Floyd Franklin Fremont Greene Grundy Guthrie Hamilton Hancock Hardin Harrison Henry Howard Humboldt
Total 3088 35 28 17 18 9 109 37 11 31 15 39 50 18 22 43
Not at all useful 49 0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2
1.8%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
3
7.7%
1
2%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2 132 1
2.9%
1
3.6%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
6
5.5%
1
2.7%
0
0%
0
0%
1
6.7%
1
2.6%
1
2%
2
11.1%
0
0%
1
2.3%
3 514 5
14.3%
4
14.3%
1
5.9%
5
27.8%
1
11.1%
16
14.7%
2
5.4%
2
18.2%
8
25.8%
4
26.7%
3
7.7%
6
12%
4
22.2%
3
13.6%
4
9.3%
4 1032 11
31.4%
13
46.4%
4
23.5%
6
33.3%
2
22.2%
47
43.1%
18
48.6%
2
18.2%
11
35.5%
5
33.3%
15
38.5%
13
26%
5
27.8%
9
40.9%
13
30.2%
Very Useful 1361 18
51.4%
10
35.7%
12
70.6%
7
38.9%
6
66.7%
38
34.9%
16
43.2%
7
63.6%
12
38.7%
5
33.3%
17
43.6%
29
58%
7
38.9%
10
45.5%
25
58.1%

15. Develop new products that add value to agricultural commodities.
  Total
Emmet Fayette Floyd Franklin Fremont Greene Grundy Guthrie Hamilton Hancock Hardin Harrison Henry Howard Humboldt
Total 3050 35 27 17 18 9 109 36 11 30 14 37 50 18 21 43
Not at all useful 64 0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2
1.8%
1
2.8%
0
0%
0
0%
1
7.1%
3
8.1%
2
4%
0
0%
0
0%
1
2.3%
2 158 1
2.9%
1
3.7%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
7
6.4%
1
2.8%
1
9.1%
2
6.7%
2
14.3%
1
2.7%
2
4%
1
5.6%
0
0%
1
2.3%
3 546 3
8.6%
4
14.8%
2
11.8%
6
33.3%
1
11.1%
19
17.4%
5
13.9%
0
0%
7
23.3%
2
14.3%
2
5.4%
5
10%
2
11.1%
4
19%
8
18.6%
4 1002 14
40%
13
48.1%
5
29.4%
9
50%
1
11.1%
44
40.4%
16
44.4%
0
0%
10
33.3%
4
28.6%
13
35.1%
17
34%
9
50%
5
23.8%
17
39.5%
Very Useful 1280 17
48.6%
9
33.3%
10
58.8%
3
16.7%
7
77.8%
37
33.9%
13
36.1%
10
90.9%
11
36.7%
5
35.7%
18
48.6%
24
48%
6
33.3%
12
57.1%
16
37.2%