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State Summary: Louisiana, 2016 Senior Report
2016 Senior Report
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State Findings: Louisiana, 2016, 2016 Senior Report
  • High flu vaccination coverage
  • Low prevalence of falls
  • Ready availability of home health care workers
  • High percentage of hospital readmissions
  • High prevalence of obesity
  • Low percentage of quality nursing home beds
  • In the past year, dental visit increased 12% from 51.0% to 57.2% of adults ages 65+.
  • In the past year, SNAP reach decreased 18% from 62.1% to 50.7% of adults ages 65+ in poverty.
  • In the past year, full-mouth teeth extractions decreased 29% from 28.7% to 20.5% of adults ages 65+.
  • In the past 3 years, low-care nursing home residents decreased 28% from 22.8% to 16.5% of residents.
  • In the past 3 years, preventable hospitalizations decreased 20% from 92.1 to 73.3 discharges per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries.
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