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 In which county do you live? :
Adair Adams Allamakee Appanoose Audubon Benton Black Hawk Boone Bremer Buchanan Buena Vista Butler Calhoun Carroll Cass
Total 3087 11 9 32 7 6 9 68 86 33 47 57 23 24 29 8
Not at all useful 89 1
9.1%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
1.5%
3
3.5%
0
0%
0
0%
1
1.8%
0
0%
0
0%
2
6.9%
2
25%
2 291 0
0%
1
11.1%
4
12.5%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
1.5%
10
11.6%
0
0%
6
12.8%
5
8.8%
2
8.7%
2
8.3%
6
20.7%
1
12.5%
3 879 4
36.4%
0
0%
9
28.1%
2
28.6%
3
50%
2
22.2%
21
30.9%
18
20.9%
14
42.4%
17
36.2%
16
28.1%
6
26.1%
6
25%
6
20.7%
2
25%
4 1068 4
36.4%
4
44.4%
13
40.6%
3
42.9%
2
33.3%
5
55.6%
29
42.6%
39
45.3%
14
42.4%
16
34%
24
42.1%
8
34.8%
6
25%
11
37.9%
3
37.5%
Very Useful 760 2
18.2%
4
44.4%
6
18.8%
2
28.6%
1
16.7%
2
22.2%
16
23.5%
16
18.6%
5
15.2%
8
17%
11
19.3%
7
30.4%
10
41.7%
4
13.8%
0
0%

 2. Increase the number of jobs by helping businesses to expand.
  Total In which county do you live? :
Adair Adams Allamakee Appanoose Audubon Benton Black Hawk Boone Bremer Buchanan Buena Vista Butler Calhoun Carroll Cass
Total 3082 11 9 32 7 6 9 67 86 32 47 57 23 23 29 8
Not at all useful 105 1
9.1%
0
0%
1
3.1%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
1.5%
2
2.3%
0
0%
0
0%
2
3.5%
0
0%
1
4.3%
1
3.4%
2
25%
2 314 1
9.1%
0
0%
2
6.2%
0
0%
1
16.7%
0
0%
2
3%
12
14%
3
9.4%
8
17%
3
5.3%
2
8.7%
4
17.4%
7
24.1%
1
12.5%
3 768 3
27.3%
0
0%
11
34.4%
2
28.6%
1
16.7%
2
22.2%
19
28.4%
20
23.3%
9
28.1%
15
31.9%
17
29.8%
6
26.1%
9
39.1%
7
24.1%
3
37.5%
4 965 4
36.4%
4
44.4%
12
37.5%
2
28.6%
2
33.3%
4
44.4%
22
32.8%
33
38.4%
12
37.5%
12
25.5%
23
40.4%
6
26.1%
4
17.4%
10
34.5%
0
0%
Very Useful 930 2
18.2%
5
55.6%
6
18.8%
3
42.9%
2
33.3%
3
33.3%
23
34.3%
19
22.1%
8
25%
12
25.5%
12
21.1%
9
39.1%
5
21.7%
4
13.8%
2
25%

3. Improve the skills and abilities of local workers.
  Total In which county do you live? :
Adair Adams Allamakee Appanoose Audubon Benton Black Hawk Boone Bremer Buchanan Buena Vista Butler Calhoun Carroll Cass
Total 3095 11 9 32 7 6 9 67 86 32 47 58 23 24 29 8
Not at all useful 60 1
9.1%
0
0%
1
3.1%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
1.2%
0
0%
1
2.1%
1
1.7%
0
0%
0
0%
1
3.4%
2
25%
2 240 1
9.1%
1
11.1%
1
3.1%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
3
4.5%
7
8.1%
1
3.1%
6
12.8%
3
5.2%
3
13%
1
4.2%
5
17.2%
0
0%
3 696 1
9.1%
0
0%
10
31.2%
2
28.6%
1
16.7%
3
33.3%
12
17.9%
18
20.9%
11
34.4%
15
31.9%
12
20.7%
4
17.4%
5
20.8%
7
24.1%
3
37.5%
4 1157 5
45.5%
4
44.4%
12
37.5%
1
14.3%
2
33.3%
3
33.3%
26
38.8%
36
41.9%
11
34.4%
12
25.5%
26
44.8%
8
34.8%
12
50%
12
41.4%
0
0%
Very Useful 942 3
27.3%
4
44.4%
8
25%
4
57.1%
3
50%
3
33.3%
26
38.8%
24
27.9%
9
28.1%
13
27.7%
16
27.6%
8
34.8%
6
25%
4
13.8%
3
37.5%

 4. Improve nutrition for all Iowans.
  Total In which county do you live? :
Adair Adams Allamakee Appanoose Audubon Benton Black Hawk Boone Bremer Buchanan Buena Vista Butler Calhoun Carroll Cass
Total 3114 11 9 33 7 6 10 67 85 32 47 58 23 24 29 8
Not at all useful 57 0
0%
0
0%
1
3%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
1.2%
0
0%
1
2.1%
2
3.4%
0
0%
1
4.2%
1
3.4%
0
0%
2 182 1
9.1%
0
0%
2
6.1%
0
0%
0
0%
1
10%
3
4.5%
4
4.7%
1
3.1%
3
6.4%
7
12.1%
1
4.3%
2
8.3%
4
13.8%
0
0%
3 582 0
0%
1
11.1%
8
24.2%
2
28.6%
2
33.3%
3
30%
13
19.4%
15
17.6%
9
28.1%
11
23.4%
4
6.9%
7
30.4%
6
25%
9
31%
3
37.5%
4 1090 2
18.2%
3
33.3%
13
39.4%
2
28.6%
0
0%
3
30%
24
35.8%
32
37.6%
12
37.5%
16
34%
20
34.5%
9
39.1%
6
25%
10
34.5%
4
50%
Very Useful 1203 8
72.7%
5
55.6%
9
27.3%
3
42.9%
4
66.7%
3
30%
27
40.3%
33
38.8%
10
31.2%
16
34%
25
43.1%
6
26.1%
9
37.5%
5
17.2%
1
12.5%

 5. Improve the health of all Iowans.
  Total In which county do you live? :
Adair Adams Allamakee Appanoose Audubon Benton Black Hawk Boone Bremer Buchanan Buena Vista Butler Calhoun Carroll Cass
Total 3114 11 9 34 7 6 10 66 85 32 47 58 23 24 29 8
Not at all useful 54 1
9.1%
0
0%
1
2.9%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
1.2%
0
0%
0
0%
1
1.7%
0
0%
2
8.3%
0
0%
0
0%
2 157 0
0%
0
0%
1
2.9%
0
0%
0
0%
1
10%
3
4.5%
5
5.9%
4
12.5%
2
4.3%
8
13.8%
1
4.3%
1
4.2%
5
17.2%
1
12.5%
3 611 0
0%
1
11.1%
8
23.5%
0
0%
2
33.3%
1
10%
13
19.7%
13
15.3%
7
21.9%
13
27.7%
3
5.2%
5
21.7%
7
29.2%
9
31%
2
25%
4 1072 3
27.3%
3
33.3%
10
29.4%
5
71.4%
0
0%
4
40%
24
36.4%
33
38.8%
13
40.6%
16
34%
21
36.2%
9
39.1%
7
29.2%
9
31%
2
25%
Very Useful 1220 7
63.6%
5
55.6%
14
41.2%
2
28.6%
4
66.7%
4
40%
26
39.4%
33
38.8%
8
25%
16
34%
25
43.1%
8
34.8%
7
29.2%
6
20.7%
3
37.5%

 6. Improve food safety practices.
  Total In which county do you live? :
Adair Adams Allamakee Appanoose Audubon Benton Black Hawk Boone Bremer Buchanan Buena Vista Butler Calhoun Carroll Cass
Total 3104 11 9 33 6 6 10 67 86 32 44 58 23 23 29 8
Not at all useful 48 0
0%
0
0%
2
6.1%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
4.3%
1
3.4%
0
0%
2 185 1
9.1%
1
11.1%
2
6.1%
1
16.7%
0
0%
1
10%
4
6%
4
4.7%
2
6.2%
6
13.6%
6
10.3%
1
4.3%
1
4.3%
2
6.9%
0
0%
3 695 0
0%
2
22.2%
4
12.1%
0
0%
2
33.3%
3
30%
13
19.4%
20
23.3%
10
31.2%
7
15.9%
8
13.8%
4
17.4%
8
34.8%
8
27.6%
2
25%
4 1125 5
45.5%
2
22.2%
16
48.5%
2
33.3%
1
16.7%
3
30%
26
38.8%
32
37.2%
12
37.5%
17
38.6%
22
37.9%
12
52.2%
7
30.4%
12
41.4%
3
37.5%
Very Useful 1051 5
45.5%
4
44.4%
9
27.3%
3
50%
3
50%
3
30%
24
35.8%
30
34.9%
8
25%
14
31.8%
22
37.9%
6
26.1%
6
26.1%
6
20.7%
3
37.5%

7. Strengthen parenting skills.
  Total In which county do you live? :
Adair Adams Allamakee Appanoose Audubon Benton Black Hawk Boone Bremer Buchanan Buena Vista Butler Calhoun Carroll Cass
Total 3112 11 9 33 7 6 10 67 86 32 48 59 23 23 29 8
Not at all useful 66 0
0%
0
0%
2
6.1%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
1.5%
1
1.2%
0
0%
0
0%
2
3.4%
0
0%
1
4.3%
1
3.4%
0
0%
2 147 0
0%
0
0%
2
6.1%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
1.5%
4
4.7%
0
0%
5
10.4%
5
8.5%
0
0%
2
8.7%
5
17.2%
2
25%
3 482 2
18.2%
1
11.1%
7
21.2%
2
28.6%
2
33.3%
1
10%
14
20.9%
10
11.6%
10
31.2%
7
14.6%
1
1.7%
2
8.7%
3
13%
4
13.8%
0
0%
4 983 3
27.3%
2
22.2%
13
39.4%
4
57.1%
1
16.7%
4
40%
19
28.4%
33
38.4%
11
34.4%
15
31.2%
24
40.7%
14
60.9%
7
30.4%
10
34.5%
3
37.5%
Very Useful 1434 6
54.5%
6
66.7%
9
27.3%
1
14.3%
3
50%
5
50%
32
47.8%
38
44.2%
11
34.4%
21
43.8%
27
45.8%
7
30.4%
10
43.5%
9
31%
3
37.5%

 8. Improve the availability of quality child care.
  Total In which county do you live? :
Adair Adams Allamakee Appanoose Audubon Benton Black Hawk Boone Bremer Buchanan Buena Vista Butler Calhoun Carroll Cass
Total 3078 11 9 33 7 6 10 67 86 32 46 58 23 23 29 7
Not at all useful 97 1
9.1%
0
0%
2
6.1%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2
3%
1
1.2%
1
3.1%
0
0%
3
5.2%
0
0%
2
8.7%
2
6.9%
1
14.3%
2 215 0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
5
7.5%
6
7%
4
12.5%
6
13%
7
12.1%
0
0%
3
13%
3
10.3%
1
14.3%
3 614 0
0%
1
11.1%
10
30.3%
2
28.6%
0
0%
2
20%
14
20.9%
19
22.1%
8
25%
11
23.9%
8
13.8%
7
30.4%
4
17.4%
10
34.5%
3
42.9%
4 950 5
45.5%
2
22.2%
13
39.4%
3
42.9%
3
50%
4
40%
22
32.8%
29
33.7%
13
40.6%
15
32.6%
24
41.4%
11
47.8%
7
30.4%
6
20.7%
0
0%
Very Useful 1202 5
45.5%
6
66.7%
8
24.2%
2
28.6%
3
50%
4
40%
24
35.8%
31
36%
6
18.8%
14
30.4%
16
27.6%
5
21.7%
7
30.4%
8
27.6%
2
28.6%

 9. Improve the quality of care for frail elderly family members.
  Total In which county do you live? :
Adair Adams Allamakee Appanoose Audubon Benton Black Hawk Boone Bremer Buchanan Buena Vista Butler Calhoun Carroll Cass
Total 3066 11 9 32 7 6 10 67 85 32 46 58 23 23 29 8
Not at all useful 94 1
9.1%
0
0%
2
6.2%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2
3%
2
2.4%
0
0%
1
2.2%
2
3.4%
0
0%
2
8.7%
1
3.4%
0
0%
2 214 0
0%
0
0%
1
3.1%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
5
7.5%
6
7.1%
5
15.6%
4
8.7%
8
13.8%
0
0%
3
13%
4
13.8%
2
25%
3 699 1
9.1%
1
11.1%
10
31.2%
3
42.9%
2
33.3%
3
30%
16
23.9%
21
24.7%
9
28.1%
12
26.1%
5
8.6%
4
17.4%
6
26.1%
10
34.5%
2
25%
4 986 6
54.5%
2
22.2%
13
40.6%
2
28.6%
2
33.3%
2
20%
19
28.4%
30
35.3%
11
34.4%
13
28.3%
25
43.1%
12
52.2%
4
17.4%
9
31%
2
25%
Very Useful 1073 3
27.3%
6
66.7%
6
18.8%
2
28.6%
2
33.3%
5
50%
25
37.3%
26
30.6%
7
21.9%
16
34.8%
18
31%
7
30.4%
8
34.8%
5
17.2%
2
25%

 10. Strengthen money management skills for all Iowans.
  Total In which county do you live? :
Adair Adams Allamakee Appanoose Audubon Benton Black Hawk Boone Bremer Buchanan Buena Vista Butler Calhoun Carroll Cass
Total 3091 11 9 32 7 6 9 67 85 32 47 58 23 24 28 8
Not at all useful 65 1
9.1%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
1.2%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
4.2%
1
3.6%
0
0%
2 191 0
0%
0
0%
2
6.2%
1
14.3%
0
0%
0
0%
3
4.5%
6
7.1%
2
6.2%
5
10.6%
3
5.2%
0
0%
0
0%
1
3.6%
1
12.5%
3 714 1
9.1%
1
11.1%
10
31.2%
2
28.6%
0
0%
2
22.2%
10
14.9%
16
18.8%
10
31.2%
6
12.8%
13
22.4%
6
26.1%
7
29.2%
12
42.9%
2
25%
4 1106 5
45.5%
5
55.6%
14
43.8%
2
28.6%
4
66.7%
2
22.2%
28
41.8%
36
42.4%
12
37.5%
17
36.2%
26
44.8%
10
43.5%
7
29.2%
10
35.7%
4
50%
Very Useful 1015 4
36.4%
3
33.3%
6
18.8%
2
28.6%
2
33.3%
5
55.6%
26
38.8%
26
30.6%
8
25%
19
40.4%
16
27.6%
7
30.4%
9
37.5%
4
14.3%
1
12.5%

 11. Support families struggling with poverty.
  Total In which county do you live? :
Adair Adams Allamakee Appanoose Audubon Benton Black Hawk Boone Bremer Buchanan Buena Vista Butler Calhoun Carroll Cass
Total 3064 11 9 32 7 6 9 67 86 31 46 58 23 24 29 8
Not at all useful 107 0
0%
0
0%
2
6.2%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
1.5%
4
4.7%
1
3.2%
1
2.2%
3
5.2%
0
0%
1
4.2%
1
3.4%
2
25%
2 282 2
18.2%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
5
7.5%
9
10.5%
3
9.7%
4
8.7%
4
6.9%
2
8.7%
5
20.8%
6
20.7%
1
12.5%
3 716 1
9.1%
1
11.1%
13
40.6%
1
14.3%
2
33.3%
2
22.2%
16
23.9%
21
24.4%
14
45.2%
11
23.9%
16
27.6%
5
21.7%
5
20.8%
9
31%
1
12.5%
4 917 2
18.2%
2
22.2%
10
31.2%
4
57.1%
1
16.7%
2
22.2%
19
28.4%
29
33.7%
7
22.6%
15
32.6%
15
25.9%
9
39.1%
3
12.5%
6
20.7%
3
37.5%
Very Useful 1042 6
54.5%
6
66.7%
7
21.9%
2
28.6%
3
50%
5
55.6%
26
38.8%
23
26.7%
6
19.4%
15
32.6%
20
34.5%
7
30.4%
10
41.7%
7
24.1%
1
12.5%

 12. Help families, who have moved here from other cultures, to become successful.
  Total In which county do you live? :
Adair Adams Allamakee Appanoose Audubon Benton Black Hawk Boone Bremer Buchanan Buena Vista Butler Calhoun Carroll Cass
Total 3054 11 8 30 7 6 10 67 86 32 45 59 23 21 29 8
Not at all useful 154 0
0%
0
0%
2
6.7%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
1.5%
2
2.3%
1
3.1%
2
4.4%
2
3.4%
0
0%
2
9.5%
0
0%
1
12.5%
2 371 0
0%
0
0%
3
10%
1
14.3%
0
0%
0
0%
5
7.5%
11
12.8%
7
21.9%
9
20%
5
8.5%
6
26.1%
4
19%
5
17.2%
2
25%
3 846 4
36.4%
2
25%
10
33.3%
1
14.3%
1
16.7%
5
50%
22
32.8%
25
29.1%
9
28.1%
11
24.4%
11
18.6%
4
17.4%
8
38.1%
12
41.4%
2
25%
4 940 3
27.3%
4
50%
10
33.3%
3
42.9%
2
33.3%
2
20%
19
28.4%
32
37.2%
9
28.1%
14
31.1%
23
39%
4
17.4%
1
4.8%
8
27.6%
2
25%
Very Useful 743 4
36.4%
2
25%
5
16.7%
2
28.6%
3
50%
3
30%
20
29.9%
16
18.6%
6
18.8%
9
20%
18
30.5%
9
39.1%
6
28.6%
4
13.8%
1
12.5%

 13. Create new opportunities for the current and future generation of farmers.
  Total In which county do you live? :
Adair Adams Allamakee Appanoose Audubon Benton Black Hawk Boone Bremer Buchanan Buena Vista Butler Calhoun Carroll Cass
Total 3072 11 9 33 7 6 8 67 86 31 47 58 23 24 29 8
Not at all useful 51 1
9.1%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
1.2%
0
0%
1
2.1%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
3.4%
0
0%
2 132 0
0%
0
0%
1
3%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
4
6%
2
2.3%
0
0%
4
8.5%
2
3.4%
0
0%
1
4.2%
0
0%
1
12.5%
3 512 1
9.1%
0
0%
5
15.2%
0
0%
1
16.7%
0
0%
16
23.9%
14
16.3%
7
22.6%
5
10.6%
11
19%
1
4.3%
4
16.7%
8
27.6%
0
0%
4 1059 1
9.1%
1
11.1%
16
48.5%
3
42.9%
4
66.7%
2
25%
21
31.3%
30
34.9%
13
41.9%
10
21.3%
19
32.8%
10
43.5%
8
33.3%
12
41.4%
5
62.5%
Very Useful 1318 8
72.7%
8
88.9%
11
33.3%
4
57.1%
1
16.7%
6
75%
26
38.8%
39
45.3%
11
35.5%
27
57.4%
26
44.8%
12
52.2%
11
45.8%
8
27.6%
2
25%

 14. Strengthen agricultural production and processing to boost Iowa s economy.
  Total In which county do you live? :
Adair Adams Allamakee Appanoose Audubon Benton Black Hawk Boone Bremer Buchanan Buena Vista Butler Calhoun Carroll Cass
Total 3088 11 9 34 7 6 8 67 86 33 47 58 23 24 29 8
Not at all useful 49 0
0%
0
0%
1
2.9%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2
3.4%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2 132 1
9.1%
0
0%
1
2.9%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
1.5%
3
3.5%
0
0%
3
6.4%
2
3.4%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
3 514 0
0%
0
0%
6
17.6%
0
0%
1
16.7%
1
12.5%
14
20.9%
16
18.6%
7
21.2%
7
14.9%
7
12.1%
3
13%
6
25%
9
31%
0
0%
4 1032 1
9.1%
0
0%
12
35.3%
2
28.6%
3
50%
2
25%
27
40.3%
28
32.6%
14
42.4%
15
31.9%
17
29.3%
7
30.4%
8
33.3%
13
44.8%
4
50%
Very Useful 1361 9
81.8%
9
100%
14
41.2%
5
71.4%
2
33.3%
5
62.5%
25
37.3%
39
45.3%
12
36.4%
22
46.8%
30
51.7%
13
56.5%
10
41.7%
7
24.1%
4
50%

15. Develop new products that add value to agricultural commodities.
  Total In which county do you live? :
Adair Adams Allamakee Appanoose Audubon Benton Black Hawk Boone Bremer Buchanan Buena Vista Butler Calhoun Carroll Cass
Total 3050 11 9 33 7 5 9 67 86 33 47 58 23 23 29 8
Not at all useful 64 0
0%
0
0%
1
3%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2
2.3%
0
0%
0
0%
1
1.7%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
2 158 1
9.1%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
0
0%
1
1.5%
3
3.5%
1
3%
3
6.4%
2
3.4%
0
0%
2
8.7%
0
0%
0
0%
3 546 2
18.2%
0
0%
4
12.1%
0
0%
1
20%
0
0%
15
22.4%
20
23.3%
6
18.2%
9
19.1%
14
24.1%
6
26.1%
5
21.7%
9
31%
0
0%
4 1002 0
0%
2
22.2%
13
39.4%
3
42.9%
2
40%
3
33.3%
24
35.8%
27
31.4%
12
36.4%
13
27.7%
16
27.6%
6
26.1%
6
26.1%
16
55.2%
6
75%
Very Useful 1280 8
72.7%
7
77.8%
15
45.5%
4
57.1%
2
40%
6
66.7%
27
40.3%
34
39.5%
14
42.4%
22
46.8%
25
43.1%
11
47.8%
10
43.5%
4
13.8%
2
25%