DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — How Iowa ranks
Active physicians per 100,000 people: Iowa, 209. U.S. average, 245. State rank, 41st.
Active primary care physicians per 100,000 people: Iowa, 84. U.S. average, 90. State rank, 33rd.
Percent of active physicians who are 60 or older: Iowa, 25%. U.S. average, 27%.
Percent of active physicians who are younger than 40: Iowa, 19%. U.S. average, 17%.
Percent of active physicians who graduated from foreign medical schools: Iowa, 18%. U.S. average, 18%
Sources: Association of American Medical Colleges, Iowa Board of Medicine
6,829: The number of physicians working in Iowa in 2013
2%: The increase in physicians working in Iowa from 2012 to 2013
Information from: The Des Moines Register, http://www.desmoinesregister.com