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State Summary: Rhode Island, 2016 Senior Report
Rhode Island
2016 Senior Report
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State Findings: Rhode Island, 2016, 2016 Senior Report
Strengths
  • High percentage of health screenings
  • Low hip fracture rate
  • High SNAP enrollment
Challenges
  • Limited availability of home-delivered meals
  • Low volunteerism
  • Low community support expenditures
Highlights
  • In the past year, food insecurity decreased 22% from 16.2% to 12.6% of adults ages 60+.
  • In the past year, low-care nursing home residents decreased 30% from 18.0% to 12.6% of residents.
  • In the past year, hospital deaths decreased 11% from 21.2% to 18.8% of decedents ages 65+.
  • In the past 2 years, ICU use in the last 6 months of life decreased 28% from 11.3% to 8.1% of decedents ages 65+.
  • In the past 3 years, obesity increased 18% from 22.2% to 26.1% of adults ages 65+.
WEBSITE: health.ri.gov
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