Scott County Senior Profile
The Scott County Senior Profile, completed in 2001, is a report on adults age 65 and over in Scott County that covers topics such as demographics, housing, transportation, health, resources on health care and social services, injury control and violence, gambling, education, and recreation. The Senior Demographic Profile Update (2003) covers demographic information that was released in 2000 and 2001. This report contains data on population, gender, racial analysis, marital status, income, and much more about adults age 65 and over in Scott County. The Senior Health Profile Update (2003) covers the additional information on the health of adults age 65 and over in Scott County. This report contains data on disability, chronic disease, hospitalization rates, health risk factors and many more health issues facing the older population in Scott County.
Qualitative Assessment of Older Adults in Scott County
The "Qualitative Assessment of Older Adults in Scott County" is a report that summarizes the results of a study conducted by Dr. Craig Shoemaker of St. Ambrose University and the Scott County Health Department. The information used was gathered through focus groups consisting of seniors in Scott County. These focus groups represented different ages, races, and ethnicity. A variety of questions were asked concerning their needs, services available, and life satisfaction in Scott County.