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State Summary: Colorado, 2016 Senior Report
Colorado
2016 Senior Report
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State Findings: Colorado, 2016, 2016 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of physical inactivity
  • Low rate of preventable hospitalizations
  • High health status
Challenges
  • Low percentage of diabetes management
  • High percentage of low-care nursing home residents
  • Low percentage of health screenings
Highlights
  • In the past year, SNAP reach decreased 25% from 72.3% to 54.4% of adults ages 65+ in poverty.
  • In the past year, full-mouth teeth extractions decreased 16% from 12.4% to 10.4% of adults ages 65+.
  • In the past 2 years, preventable hospitalizations decreased 24% from 43.7 to 33.2 discharges per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries.
  • In the past 3 years, food insecurity increased 27% from 11.5% to 14.6% of adults ages 60+.
  • In the past 3 years, very good or excellent health status increased 12% from 44.9% to 50.2% of adults ages 65+.
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