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State Summary: California, 2016 Senior Report
California
2016 Senior Report
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State Findings: California, 2016, 2016 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of obesity
  • Low hip fracture rate
  • High prescription drug coverage
Challenges
  • Low SNAP enrollment
  • High prevalence of frequent mental distress
  • High percentage of hospital deaths
Highlights
  • In the past year, home health care increased 11% from 65.1 to 72.4 home health care workers per 1,000 adults ages 75+.
  • In the past year, nursing home quality increased 7% from 46.7% to 50.1% of beds rated 4- or 5-stars.
  • In the past 2 years, smoking increased 36% from 5.9% to 8.0% of adults ages 65+.
  • In the past 2 years, obesity increased 14% from 21.1% to 24.1% of adults ages 65+.
  • In the past 3 years, hospice care increased 41% from 32.4% to 45.6% of decedents ages 65+.
WEBSITE: cdph.ca.gov
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