Disease Prevalence by Household Income
The Disease Prevalence by Household Income chart shows the percentage of the Iowa population who have been diagnosed with the disease listed. In most cases, the disease prevalence is higher when the household income is lower.
FROM THE SURVEY:
- An average of 79.7% of those with a household income greater than $50,000 receive their regular healthcare from their family physician, compared to those with incomes less than $49,999 (44.8%). Other healthcare options utilized were the emergency room, acute or convenient care. Many respondents indicated convenience and insurance were the driving factors in choosing where to get their regular care.
FROM THE DIALOGUES:
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