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State Summary: Mississippi, 2016 Senior Report
2016 Senior Report
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State Findings: Mississippi, 2016, 2016 Senior Report
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High flu vaccination coverage
  • Low prevalence of activity-limiting joint pain
  • Low community support expenditures
  • Low percentage of health screenings
  • High premature death rate
  • In the past year, very good or excellent health status increased 19% from 28.4% to 33.8% of adults ages 65+.
  • In the past year, low-care nursing home residents decreased 18% from 16.3% to 13.4% of residents.
  • In the past year, smoking decreased 19% from 12.9% to 10.5% of adults ages 65+.
  • In the past 3 years, home health care increased 44% from 58.2 to 83.7 home health care workers per 1,000 adults ages 75+.
  • In the past 3 years, hospice care use increased 39% from 35.1% to 48.9% of decedents ages 65+.
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