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State Summary: Indiana, 2016 Senior Report
Indiana
2016 Senior Report
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State Findings: Indiana, 2016, 2016 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Low percentage of seniors living in poverty
  • Low percentage of low-care nursing home residents
Challenges
  • High prevalence of physical inactivity
  • Low percentage of health screenings
  • High prevalence of falls
Highlights
  • In the past year, nursing home quality increased 11% from 44.8% to 49.8% of beds rated 4- or 5-stars.
  • In the past year, home-delivered meals decreased 16% from 15.9% to 13.3% of seniors in poverty.
  • In the past 3 years, obesity increased 14% from 26.6% to 30.2% of adults ages 65+.
  • In the past 3 years, home health care increased 24% from 80.2 to 99.3 home health care workers per 1,000 adults ages 75+.
  • In the past 3 years, hospice care use increased 39% from 35.2% to 49.0% of decedents ages 65+.
WEBSITE: in.gov/health
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