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State Summary: Nevada, 2016 Senior Report
Nevada
2016 Senior Report
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State Findings: Nevada, 2016, 2016 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of falls
  • Low rate of preventable hospitalizations
  • Low percentage of low-care nursing home residents
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Low community support expenditures
  • Low flu vaccination coverage
Highlights
  • In the past year, very good or excellent health status decreased 13% from 46.0% to 39.9% of adults ages 65+.
  • In the past year, smoking decreased 18% from 15.4% to 12.6% of adults ages 65+.
  • In the past year, obesity increased 15% from 23.9% to 27.6% of adults ages 65+.
  • In the past 2 years, community support increased 18% from $283 to $335 per adult ages 65+ in poverty.
  • In the past 3 years, preventable hospitalizations decreased 21% from 58.1 to 45.7 discharges per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries.
WEBSITE: dhhs.nv.gov
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