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Indiana - 2013

Overall
Ranking

32

Overall - Senior: Weighted sum of the number of standard deviations each core measure is from the national average.
Strengths:
  • Low prevalence of chronic drinking
  • Low percentage of seniors living in poverty
  • Low prevalence of food insecurity

Challenges:
  • High prevalence of smoking
  • High prevalence of physical inactivity
  • High geriatrician shortfall

Highlights:
  • Indiana has one of the highest prevalences of smoking with 11.5 percent of adults aged 65 and older, or 97,000 older adults, who smoke.
  • Indiana has a low percentage of seniors in poverty at 7.4 percent of adults aged 65 and older.
  • The death rate for adults aged 65-74 in Indiana is one of the highest in the U.S. at 2,162 deaths per 100,000 population.
  • The prevalence of physical inactivity is 34.8 percent of adults aged 65 and older, higher than the prevalence among all adults in the state at 29.2 percent.
  • The prevalence of chronic drinking in Indiana is low at 2.8 percent of adults aged 65 and older.

Disparities:
  • In Indiana, 45% of seniors with annual household incomes less than $25,000 are physically inactive compared to 19% of seniors with incomes above $75,000.

State Health Department Web Site: www.in.gov/isdh

Indiana - 2013

Overall
Ranking

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Measure Rank Value Take Action
Smoking - Seniors 44 11.5 View Actions
Underweight - Seniors 33 2.1 View Actions
Obesity - Seniors 36 26.6 View Actions
Chronic Drinking - Seniors 13 2.77 View Actions
Physical Inactivity - Seniors 42 34.8 View Actions
Pain Management - Seniors 21 52.5 View Actions
Dental Visit - Seniors 34 65.7 View Actions
Social Support - Seniors 21 81 View Actions
Volunteerism - Seniors 23 25.6 View Actions
Poverty - Seniors 8 7.4 View Actions
Food Insecurity - Seniors 8 10.1 View Actions
Highly Rated Nursing Homes 15 48.7 View Actions
Community Support - Seniors 20 890 View Actions
Geriatrician Shortfall 39 73.1 View Actions
Low-Care Nursing Home Residents 17 10.03 View Actions
Creditable Drug Coverage-Seniors 29 86.2 View Actions
Dedicated Health Care Provider - Seniors 22 95.1 View Actions
Flu Vaccine - Seniors 28 60.6 View Actions
Preventable Hospitalizations-Seniors 41 76 View Actions
Diabetes Management 36 76.4 View Actions
Hospice Care - Seniors 23 35.2 View Actions
Hospital Readmissions - Seniors 21 15.5 View Actions
Home Health Care - Seniors 28 80.2 View Actions
Recommended Hospital Care-Seniors 31 97.5 View Actions
Health Screenings - Seniors 31 84.3 View Actions
Health Status - Seniors 35 35.65 View Actions
Teeth Extractions - Seniors 40 21.37 View Actions
Able-Bodied 31 62.48345769 View Actions
Hip Fractures - Seniors 29 7.4 View Actions
ICU Usage - Seniors 32 13.9 View Actions
Hospital Deaths - Seniors 19 26.7 View Actions
Falls - Seniors 31 16.8 View Actions
Mental Health Days - Seniors 23 2.3 View Actions
Premature Death - Seniors 42 2162 View Actions
Overall - Senior 32 -0.116 View Actions
All Outcomes - Senior 37 -0.0746875 View Actions
All Determinants - Senior 31 -0.04152619 View Actions
Behavior - Seniors 42 -0.104642857 View Actions
Community & Environment - Macro - Seniors 16 0.051 View Actions
Community & Environment - Micro - Seniors 16 0.043666667 View Actions
Policy - Seniors 31 -0.0095 View Actions
Clinical Care - Seniors 32 -0.02205 View Actions
Community - Seniors 16 0.094666667 View Actions
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