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State Summary: Arizona, 2016 Senior Report
Arizona
2016 Senior Report
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State Findings: Arizona, 2016, 2016 Senior Report
Strengths
  • High hospice care use
  • Low rate of preventable hospitalizations
  • Low prevalence of obesity
Challenges
  • Low flu vaccination coverage
  • Low SNAP enrollment
  • Limited availability of home-delivered meals
Highlights
  • In the past year, SNAP reach decreased 37% from 67.0% to 42.5% of adults ages 65+ in poverty.
  • In the past year, home-delivered meals decreased 21% from 14.1% to 11.1% of seniors in poverty.
  • In the past 2 years, volunteerism increased 16% from 17.6% to 20.4% of adults ages 65+.
  • In the past 3 years, poverty increased 15% from 8.2% to 9.4% of adults ages 65+.
  • In the past 3 years, preventable hospitalizations decreased 24% from 52.9 to 40.1 discharges per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries.
WEBSITE: azdhs.gov
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