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State Summary: Utah, 2016 Senior Report
Utah
2016 Senior Report
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State Findings: Utah, 2016, 2016 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of smoking
  • High volunteerism
  • Low percentage of hospital readmissions
Challenges
  • Low percentage of diabetes management
  • Low prescription drug coverage
  • Low percentage of seniors with dedicated provider
Highlights
  • In the past year, obesity increased 12% from 25.4% to 28.4% of adults ages 65+.
  • In the past year, home-delivered meals decreased 17% from 57.6% to 47.9% of seniors in poverty.
  • In the past 2 years, home health care increased 76% from 44.9 to 78.9 home health care workers per 1,000 adults ages 75+.
  • In the past 2 years, hip fractures decreased 24% from 7.1 to 5.4 hospitalizations per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries.
  • In the past 3 years, volunteerism increased 30% from 35.5% to 46.3% of adults ages 65+.
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