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State Summary: New Hampshire, 2016 Senior Report
New Hampshire
2016 Senior Report
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State Findings: New Hampshire, 2016, 2016 Senior Report
Strengths
  • High percentage of health screenings
  • High percentage of dental visits
  • Ready availability of home-delivered meals
Challenges
  • Low prescription drug coverage
  • Low hospice care use
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
Highlights
  • In the past year, obesity increased 11% from 25.5% to 28.4% of adults ages 65+.
  • In the past year, poverty decreased 16% from 6.1% to 5.1% of adults ages 65+.
  • In the past year, low-care nursing home residents increased 7% from 12.3% to 13.2% of residents.
  • In the past 2 years, preventable hospitalizations decreased 20% from 58.2 to 46.3 discharges per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries.
  • In the past 3 years, hospital deaths decreased 26% from 27.3% to 20.3% of decedents ages 65+.
WEBSITE: dhhs.nh.gov
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