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State Summary: Montana, 2016 Senior Report
Montana
2016 Senior Report
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State Findings: Montana, 2016, 2016 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of physical inactivity
  • Low prevalence of food insecurity
  • Low percentage of hospital readmissions
Challenges
  • High geriatrician shortfall
  • Low percentage of diabetes management
  • High prevalence of falls
Highlights
  • In the past year, nursing home quality increased 24% from 33.1% to 40.9% of beds rated 4- or 5-stars.
  • In the past year, ICU use in the last 6 months of life decreased 11% from 8.3% to 7.4% of decedents ages 65+.
  • In the past 2 years, home health care decreased 24% from 105.9 to 80.2 home health care workers per 1,000 adults ages 75+.
  • In the past 3 years, low-care nursing home residents increased 23% from 15.3% to 18.8% of residents.
  • In the past 3 years, obesity increased 22% from 21.9% to 26.7% of adults ages 65+.
WEBSITE: dphhs.mt.gov
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