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State Summary: Florida, 2016 Senior Report
Florida
2016 Senior Report
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State Findings: Florida, 2016, 2016 Senior Report
Strengths
  • High percentage of diabetes management
  • Low prevalence of obesity
  • Low prevalence of falls
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Limited availability of home health care workers
  • Low flu vaccination coverage
Highlights
  • In the past year, SNAP reach decreased 14% from 92.2% to 79.4% of adults ages 65+ in poverty.
  • In the past year, full-mouth teeth extractions decreased 18% from 15.8% to 13.0% of adults ages 65+.
  • In the past year, smoking decreased 15% from 8.7% to 7.4% of adults ages 65+.
  • In the past 3 years, flu vaccination coverage decreased 8% from 57.6% to 52.8% of adults ages 65+.
  • In the past 3 years, hospice care use increased 24% from 49.5% to 61.4% of decedents ages 65+.
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