Tony Leys, Des Moines Register Published 5:58 p.m. CT March 2, 2019
Opioid use and mental health concerns lead a list of Iowans’ worries, a new Iowa Poll finds.
The Iowa Poll, sponsored by the Des Moines Register and Mediacom, finds that 74 percent of Iowa adults see opioid use as a crisis or big problem in the state. Sixty-five percent see mental health as a crisis or big problem.
The two issues were among 11 areas of potential concern that poll participants were asked about. Others included college student loan debt, the Iowa Medicaid program and the state’s education system.
The poll of 803 Iowa adults was conducted Feb. 10-13 by Selzer & Co. It has a margin of error of plus or minus 3.5 percentage points.
Iowans concerned about opioid use. Read the full article on the Des Moines Register.