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State Summary: New Jersey, 2016 Senior Report
New Jersey
2016 Senior Report
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State Findings: New Jersey, 2016, 2016 Senior Report
Strengths
  • High percentage of diabetes management
  • Low prevalence of falls
  • High percentage of quality nursing home beds
Challenges
  • High percentage of hospital readmissions
  • High ICU use in the last 6 months of life
  • Low volunteerism
Highlights
  • In the past year, nursing home quality increased 20% from 44.2% to 53.1% of beds rated 4- or 5-stars.
  • In the past year, food insecurity decreased 14% from 13.7% to 11.8% of adults ages 60+.
  • In the past year, low-care nursing home residents decreased 15% from 13.0% to 11.1% of residents.
  • In the past 2 years, physical inactivity decreased 10% from 33.3% to 30.1% of adults ages 65+ in fair or better health.
  • In the past 3 years, preventable hospitalizations decreased 19% from 68.8 to 55.5 discharges per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries.
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