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
Ida Iowa Jackson Jasper Jefferson Johnson Jones Keokuk Kossuth Lee Linn Louisa Lucas Lyon
Total 3087 15 28 5 11 8 65 25 5 44 22 164 14 25 17
Not at all useful 89 0
0%
1
3.6%
0
0%
1
9.1%
0
0%
4
6.2%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
4.5%
9
5.5%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2 291 1
6.7%
3
10.7%
0
0%
1
9.1%
1
12.5%
7
10.8%
2
8%
0
0%
3
6.8%
3
13.6%
16
9.8%
0
0%
1
4%
0
0%
3 879 1
6.7%
9
32.1%
0
0%
4
36.4%
3
37.5%
19
29.2%
6
24%
1
20%
13
29.5%
4
18.2%
50
30.5%
5
35.7%
7
28%
4
23.5%
4 1068 9
60%
6
21.4%
3
60%
2
18.2%
3
37.5%
25
38.5%
12
48%
3
60%
15
34.1%
5
22.7%
53
32.3%
3
21.4%
8
32%
4
23.5%
Very Useful 760 4
26.7%
9
32.1%
2
40%
3
27.3%
1
12.5%
10
15.4%
5
20%
1
20%
13
29.5%
9
40.9%
36
22%
6
42.9%
9
36%
9
52.9%

 2. Increase the number of jobs by helping businesses to expand.
  Total
Ida Iowa Jackson Jasper Jefferson Johnson Jones Keokuk Kossuth Lee Linn Louisa Lucas Lyon
Total 3082 15 28 5 11 8 65 24 5 44 22 162 14 25 17
Not at all useful 105 0
0%
1
3.6%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
4
6.2%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
4.5%
6
3.7%
0
0%
0
0%
1
5.9%
2 314 1
6.7%
2
7.1%
0
0%
1
9.1%
1
12.5%
7
10.8%
1
4.2%
1
20%
6
13.6%
2
9.1%
13
8%
1
7.1%
2
8%
2
11.8%
3 768 3
20%
9
32.1%
0
0%
3
27.3%
3
37.5%
14
21.5%
7
29.2%
2
40%
11
25%
3
13.6%
34
21%
4
28.6%
7
28%
1
5.9%
4 965 4
26.7%
7
25%
3
60%
3
27.3%
3
37.5%
25
38.5%
11
45.8%
1
20%
14
31.8%
3
13.6%
50
30.9%
4
28.6%
6
24%
4
23.5%
Very Useful 930 7
46.7%
9
32.1%
2
40%
4
36.4%
1
12.5%
15
23.1%
5
20.8%
1
20%
13
29.5%
13
59.1%
59
36.4%
5
35.7%
10
40%
9
52.9%

3. Improve the skills and abilities of local workers.
  Total
Ida Iowa Jackson Jasper Jefferson Johnson Jones Keokuk Kossuth Lee Linn Louisa Lucas Lyon
Total 3095 15 28 5 11 8 66 25 5 44 22 166 14 25 17
Not at all useful 60 0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
1.5%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
4.5%
4
2.4%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2 240 1
6.7%
3
10.7%
0
0%
1
9.1%
0
0%
4
6.1%
2
8%
0
0%
1
2.3%
2
9.1%
11
6.6%
1
7.1%
2
8%
0
0%
3 696 1
6.7%
4
14.3%
0
0%
3
27.3%
2
25%
12
18.2%
6
24%
2
40%
10
22.7%
3
13.6%
24
14.5%
2
14.3%
8
32%
4
23.5%
4 1157 8
53.3%
12
42.9%
3
60%
2
18.2%
5
62.5%
28
42.4%
11
44%
1
20%
18
40.9%
5
22.7%
66
39.8%
4
28.6%
7
28%
7
41.2%
Very Useful 942 5
33.3%
9
32.1%
2
40%
5
45.5%
1
12.5%
21
31.8%
6
24%
2
40%
15
34.1%
11
50%
61
36.7%
7
50%
8
32%
6
35.3%

 4. Improve nutrition for all Iowans.
  Total
Ida Iowa Jackson Jasper Jefferson Johnson Jones Keokuk Kossuth Lee Linn Louisa Lucas Lyon
Total 3114 15 29 5 11 8 68 25 5 44 22 165 14 25 18
Not at all useful 57 0
0%
1
3.4%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2
2.9%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2
9.1%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2 182 1
6.7%
3
10.3%
0
0%
2
18.2%
1
12.5%
0
0%
1
4%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
4
2.4%
0
0%
1
4%
3
16.7%
3 582 3
20%
2
6.9%
0
0%
3
27.3%
1
12.5%
8
11.8%
2
8%
2
40%
7
15.9%
1
4.5%
28
17%
2
14.3%
5
20%
3
16.7%
4 1090 8
53.3%
8
27.6%
2
40%
3
27.3%
4
50%
26
38.2%
11
44%
3
60%
14
31.8%
7
31.8%
47
28.5%
4
28.6%
9
36%
8
44.4%
Very Useful 1203 3
20%
15
51.7%
3
60%
3
27.3%
2
25%
32
47.1%
11
44%
0
0%
23
52.3%
12
54.5%
86
52.1%
8
57.1%
10
40%
4
22.2%

 5. Improve the health of all Iowans.
  Total
Ida Iowa Jackson Jasper Jefferson Johnson Jones Keokuk Kossuth Lee Linn Louisa Lucas Lyon
Total 3114 15 29 5 11 8 69 25 5 44 22 167 14 25 18
Not at all useful 54 0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2
2.9%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2
9.1%
2
1.2%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2 157 0
0%
2
6.9%
0
0%
1
9.1%
1
12.5%
1
1.4%
1
4%
0
0%
1
2.3%
0
0%
6
3.6%
0
0%
1
4%
2
11.1%
3 611 4
26.7%
4
13.8%
1
20%
2
18.2%
1
12.5%
6
8.7%
1
4%
2
40%
11
25%
2
9.1%
23
13.8%
3
21.4%
6
24%
4
22.2%
4 1072 7
46.7%
7
24.1%
1
20%
4
36.4%
4
50%
22
31.9%
13
52%
2
40%
15
34.1%
4
18.2%
58
34.7%
4
28.6%
8
32%
9
50%
Very Useful 1220 4
26.7%
16
55.2%
3
60%
4
36.4%
2
25%
38
55.1%
10
40%
1
20%
17
38.6%
14
63.6%
78
46.7%
7
50%
10
40%
3
16.7%

 6. Improve food safety practices.
  Total
Ida Iowa Jackson Jasper Jefferson Johnson Jones Keokuk Kossuth Lee Linn Louisa Lucas Lyon
Total 3104 15 29 5 11 8 69 25 5 44 22 164 14 24 18
Not at all useful 48 0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
9.1%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2
9.1%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2 185 0
0%
2
6.9%
0
0%
2
18.2%
1
12.5%
5
7.2%
1
4%
0
0%
2
4.5%
1
4.5%
5
3%
1
7.1%
0
0%
1
5.6%
3 695 8
53.3%
1
3.4%
2
40%
3
27.3%
1
12.5%
14
20.3%
7
28%
2
40%
8
18.2%
2
9.1%
46
28%
4
28.6%
4
16.7%
7
38.9%
4 1125 4
26.7%
11
37.9%
1
20%
3
27.3%
3
37.5%
28
40.6%
10
40%
3
60%
14
31.8%
4
18.2%
54
32.9%
2
14.3%
8
33.3%
6
33.3%
Very Useful 1051 3
20%
15
51.7%
2
40%
2
18.2%
3
37.5%
22
31.9%
7
28%
0
0%
20
45.5%
13
59.1%
59
36%
7
50%
12
50%
4
22.2%

7. Strengthen parenting skills.
  Total
Ida Iowa Jackson Jasper Jefferson Johnson Jones Keokuk Kossuth Lee Linn Louisa Lucas Lyon
Total 3112 15 29 5 11 8 67 25 5 44 22 167 14 25 18
Not at all useful 66 0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2
3%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2
9.1%
2
1.2%
1
7.1%
0
0%
0
0%
2 147 0
0%
2
6.9%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
3
4.5%
1
4%
2
40%
2
4.5%
2
9.1%
4
2.4%
0
0%
0
0%
2
11.1%
3 482 1
6.7%
4
13.8%
1
20%
1
9.1%
1
12.5%
10
14.9%
2
8%
0
0%
6
13.6%
0
0%
17
10.2%
1
7.1%
4
16%
1
5.6%
4 983 7
46.7%
10
34.5%
1
20%
3
27.3%
4
50%
14
20.9%
11
44%
2
40%
12
27.3%
5
22.7%
45
26.9%
3
21.4%
13
52%
4
22.2%
Very Useful 1434 7
46.7%
13
44.8%
3
60%
7
63.6%
3
37.5%
38
56.7%
11
44%
1
20%
24
54.5%
13
59.1%
99
59.3%
9
64.3%
8
32%
11
61.1%

 8. Improve the availability of quality child care.
  Total
Ida Iowa Jackson Jasper Jefferson Johnson Jones Keokuk Kossuth Lee Linn Louisa Lucas Lyon
Total 3078 15 29 5 11 8 66 25 5 43 22 166 14 25 18
Not at all useful 97 0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
4
6.1%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2
9.1%
3
1.8%
1
7.1%
0
0%
1
5.6%
2 215 0
0%
2
6.9%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
3
4.5%
1
4%
0
0%
2
4.7%
3
13.6%
7
4.2%
0
0%
1
4%
2
11.1%
3 614 3
20%
5
17.2%
2
40%
3
27.3%
2
25%
12
18.2%
4
16%
2
40%
8
18.6%
1
4.5%
20
12%
1
7.1%
6
24%
2
11.1%
4 950 7
46.7%
4
13.8%
1
20%
2
18.2%
2
25%
15
22.7%
13
52%
3
60%
10
23.3%
5
22.7%
42
25.3%
3
21.4%
5
20%
6
33.3%
Very Useful 1202 5
33.3%
18
62.1%
2
40%
6
54.5%
4
50%
32
48.5%
7
28%
0
0%
23
53.5%
11
50%
94
56.6%
9
64.3%
13
52%
7
38.9%

 9. Improve the quality of care for frail elderly family members.
  Total
Ida Iowa Jackson Jasper Jefferson Johnson Jones Keokuk Kossuth Lee Linn Louisa Lucas Lyon
Total 3066 14 29 5 11 8 66 24 5 43 22 163 13 24 17
Not at all useful 94 0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2
3%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2
9.1%
1
0.6%
1
7.7%
0
0%
1
5.9%
2 214 0
0%
2
6.9%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
4
6.1%
1
4.2%
1
20%
4
9.3%
3
13.6%
8
4.9%
0
0%
0
0%
1
5.9%
3 699 3
21.4%
10
34.5%
1
20%
4
36.4%
4
50%
11
16.7%
4
16.7%
3
60%
14
32.6%
0
0%
23
14.1%
3
23.1%
6
25%
4
23.5%
4 986 7
50%
5
17.2%
1
20%
2
18.2%
2
25%
17
25.8%
10
41.7%
1
20%
8
18.6%
7
31.8%
54
33.1%
1
7.7%
8
33.3%
6
35.3%
Very Useful 1073 4
28.6%
12
41.4%
3
60%
5
45.5%
2
25%
32
48.5%
9
37.5%
0
0%
17
39.5%
10
45.5%
77
47.2%
8
61.5%
10
41.7%
5
29.4%

 10. Strengthen money management skills for all Iowans.
  Total
Ida Iowa Jackson Jasper Jefferson Johnson Jones Keokuk Kossuth Lee Linn Louisa Lucas Lyon
Total 3091 15 29 5 11 8 66 25 5 44 21 166 14 25 18
Not at all useful 65 0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2
3%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2
9.5%
1
0.6%
0
0%
0
0%
1
5.6%
2 191 1
6.7%
1
3.4%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
4
6.1%
0
0%
1
20%
2
4.5%
1
4.8%
9
5.4%
1
7.1%
1
4%
2
11.1%
3 714 5
33.3%
9
31%
0
0%
5
45.5%
4
50%
14
21.2%
5
20%
2
40%
8
18.2%
4
19%
37
22.3%
1
7.1%
3
12%
2
11.1%
4 1106 5
33.3%
11
37.9%
2
40%
2
18.2%
1
12.5%
25
37.9%
11
44%
2
40%
17
38.6%
4
19%
52
31.3%
5
35.7%
11
44%
5
27.8%
Very Useful 1015 4
26.7%
8
27.6%
3
60%
4
36.4%
3
37.5%
21
31.8%
9
36%
0
0%
17
38.6%
10
47.6%
67
40.4%
7
50%
10
40%
8
44.4%

 11. Support families struggling with poverty.
  Total
Ida Iowa Jackson Jasper Jefferson Johnson Jones Keokuk Kossuth Lee Linn Louisa Lucas Lyon
Total 3064 15 29 5 11 8 67 24 5 44 22 165 14 25 18
Not at all useful 107 0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2
3%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2
9.1%
3
1.8%
1
7.1%
0
0%
1
5.6%
2 282 0
0%
2
6.9%
0
0%
2
18.2%
1
12.5%
2
3%
0
0%
1
20%
6
13.6%
0
0%
5
3%
0
0%
2
8%
2
11.1%
3 716 5
33.3%
8
27.6%
1
20%
6
54.5%
3
37.5%
10
14.9%
6
25%
2
40%
10
22.7%
5
22.7%
29
17.6%
2
14.3%
6
24%
6
33.3%
4 917 4
26.7%
6
20.7%
2
40%
1
9.1%
1
12.5%
23
34.3%
10
41.7%
2
40%
11
25%
3
13.6%
54
32.7%
4
28.6%
7
28%
6
33.3%
Very Useful 1042 6
40%
13
44.8%
2
40%
2
18.2%
3
37.5%
30
44.8%
8
33.3%
0
0%
17
38.6%
12
54.5%
74
44.8%
7
50%
10
40%
3
16.7%

 12. Help families, who have moved here from other cultures, to become successful.
  Total
Ida Iowa Jackson Jasper Jefferson Johnson Jones Keokuk Kossuth Lee Linn Louisa Lucas Lyon
Total 3054 14 28 5 11 8 67 23 5 44 22 163 14 25 18
Not at all useful 154 1
7.1%
1
3.6%
0
0%
1
9.1%
1
12.5%
1
1.5%
0
0%
0
0%
2
4.5%
3
13.6%
4
2.5%
1
7.1%
0
0%
1
5.6%
2 371 2
14.3%
2
7.1%
0
0%
3
27.3%
1
12.5%
4
6%
2
8.7%
2
40%
11
25%
1
4.5%
10
6.1%
1
7.1%
2
8%
2
11.1%
3 846 5
35.7%
8
28.6%
1
20%
5
45.5%
2
25%
15
22.4%
9
39.1%
1
20%
14
31.8%
7
31.8%
49
30.1%
1
7.1%
6
24%
6
33.3%
4 940 6
42.9%
5
17.9%
2
40%
2
18.2%
1
12.5%
26
38.8%
8
34.8%
1
20%
8
18.2%
3
13.6%
48
29.4%
7
50%
8
32%
7
38.9%
Very Useful 743 0
0%
12
42.9%
2
40%
0
0%
3
37.5%
21
31.3%
4
17.4%
1
20%
9
20.5%
8
36.4%
52
31.9%
4
28.6%
9
36%
2
11.1%

 13. Create new opportunities for the current and future generation of farmers.
  Total
Ida Iowa Jackson Jasper Jefferson Johnson Jones Keokuk Kossuth Lee Linn Louisa Lucas Lyon
Total 3072 15 29 5 11 8 65 24 4 43 22 162 13 25 18
Not at all useful 51 0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
1.5%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2
9.1%
1
0.6%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2 132 0
0%
2
6.9%
0
0%
2
18.2%
0
0%
4
6.2%
1
4.2%
0
0%
3
7%
0
0%
7
4.3%
0
0%
0
0%
1
5.6%
3 512 3
20%
5
17.2%
0
0%
2
18.2%
3
37.5%
10
15.4%
2
8.3%
0
0%
5
11.6%
5
22.7%
31
19.1%
0
0%
2
8%
3
16.7%
4 1059 5
33.3%
8
27.6%
1
20%
2
18.2%
2
25%
26
40%
11
45.8%
1
25%
11
25.6%
3
13.6%
63
38.9%
6
46.2%
11
44%
4
22.2%
Very Useful 1318 7
46.7%
14
48.3%
4
80%
5
45.5%
3
37.5%
24
36.9%
10
41.7%
3
75%
24
55.8%
12
54.5%
60
37%
7
53.8%
12
48%
10
55.6%

 14. Strengthen agricultural production and processing to boost Iowa s economy.
  Total
Ida Iowa Jackson Jasper Jefferson Johnson Jones Keokuk Kossuth Lee Linn Louisa Lucas Lyon
Total 3088 15 28 5 11 8 67 25 5 44 22 160 14 25 18
Not at all useful 49 0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2
3%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
3
13.6%
2
1.2%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2 132 0
0%
1
3.6%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
5
7.5%
1
4%
0
0%
2
4.5%
0
0%
11
6.9%
0
0%
1
4%
1
5.6%
3 514 3
20%
4
14.3%
0
0%
2
18.2%
3
37.5%
18
26.9%
2
8%
0
0%
6
13.6%
3
13.6%
31
19.4%
0
0%
1
4%
1
5.6%
4 1032 5
33.3%
8
28.6%
2
40%
5
45.5%
2
25%
20
29.9%
10
40%
3
60%
9
20.5%
4
18.2%
59
36.9%
5
35.7%
11
44%
9
50%
Very Useful 1361 7
46.7%
15
53.6%
3
60%
4
36.4%
3
37.5%
22
32.8%
12
48%
2
40%
27
61.4%
12
54.5%
57
35.6%
9
64.3%
12
48%
7
38.9%

15. Develop new products that add value to agricultural commodities.
  Total
Ida Iowa Jackson Jasper Jefferson Johnson Jones Keokuk Kossuth Lee Linn Louisa Lucas Lyon
Total 3050 15 29 5 11 8 66 24 5 42 22 158 14 24 18
Not at all useful 64 0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
3
4.5%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
3
13.6%
5
3.2%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2 158 0
0%
2
6.9%
0
0%
1
9.1%
0
0%
3
4.5%
1
4.2%
1
20%
3
7.1%
0
0%
10
6.3%
0
0%
1
4.2%
1
5.6%
3 546 1
6.7%
3
10.3%
0
0%
3
27.3%
2
25%
12
18.2%
4
16.7%
0
0%
7
16.7%
3
13.6%
30
19%
2
14.3%
3
12.5%
2
11.1%
4 1002 5
33.3%
10
34.5%
2
40%
2
18.2%
4
50%
26
39.4%
11
45.8%
2
40%
15
35.7%
6
27.3%
54
34.2%
4
28.6%
8
33.3%
9
50%
Very Useful 1280 9
60%
14
48.3%
3
60%
5
45.5%
2
25%
22
33.3%
8
33.3%
2
40%
17
40.5%
10
45.5%
59
37.3%
8
57.1%
12
50%
6
33.3%