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State Summary: Illinois, 2016 Senior Report
2016 Senior Report
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State Findings: Illinois, 2016, 2016 Senior Report
  • High SNAP enrollment
  • Low prevalence of frequent mental distress
  • High percentage of seniors with dedicated provider
  • High prevalence of obesity
  • High ICU use in the last 6 months of life
  • High percentage of low-care nursing home residents
  • In the past year, smoking increased 23% from 8.6% to 10.6% of adults ages 65+.
  • In the past year, obesity increased 8% from 28.8% to 31.0% of adults ages 65+.
  • In the past year, preventable hospitalizations decreased 9% from 65.2 to 59.4 discharges per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries.
  • In the past 3 years, low-care nursing home residents decreased 33% from 26.7% to 18.0% of residents.
  • In the past 3 years, home health care increased 33% from 77.7 to 103.4 home health care workers per 1,000 adults ages 75+.
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