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State Summary: Minnesota, 2016 Senior Report
2016 Senior Report
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State Findings: Minnesota, 2016, 2016 Senior Report
  • Low prevalence of food insecurity
  • Ready availability of home health care providers
  • High percentage of dental visits
  • Low percentage of seniors with dedicated provider
  • High percentage of low-care nursing home residents
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • In the past year, obesity increased 15% from 24.8% to 28.5% of adults ages 65+.
  • In the past year, preventable hospitalizations decreased 8% from 44.9 to 41.2 discharges per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries.
  • In the past 2 years, community support increased 22% from $542 to $662 per adult ages 65+ in poverty.
  • In the past 2 years, hip fractures decreased 20% from 6.4 to 5.1 hospitalizations per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries.
  • In the past 3 years, hospital deaths decreased 23% from 25.4% to 19.5% of decedents ages 65+.
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