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State Summary: Iowa, 2016 Senior Report
2016 Senior Report
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State Findings: Iowa, 2016, 2016 Senior Report
  • High prescription drug coverage
  • High hospice care use
  • High percentage of able-bodied seniors
  • High prevalence of obesity
  • High percentage of low-care nursing home residents
  • High prevalence of falls
  • In the past year, nursing home quality increased 18% from 42.0% to 49.6% of beds rated 4- or 5-stars.
  • In the past year, food insecurity decreased 10% from 12.8% to 11.5% of adults ages 60+.
  • In the past year, smoking increased 14% from 8.0% to 9.1% of adults ages 65+.
  • In the past 2 years, preventable hospitalizations decreased 16% from 60.5 to 50.9 discharges per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries.
  • In the past 3 years, home health care increased 21% from 71.4 to 86.6 home health care workers per 1,000 adults ages 75+.
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