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State Summary: Virginia, 2016 Senior Report
Virginia
2016 Senior Report
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State Findings: Virginia, 2016, 2016 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of falls
  • High percentage of dental visits
  • High percentage of diabetes management
Challenges
  • Low percentage of quality nursing home beds
  • Low prescription drug coverage
  • High percentage of hospital deaths
Highlights
  • In the past year, SNAP reach decreased 28% from 69.0% to 49.4% of adults ages 65+ in poverty.
  • In the past year, preventable hospitalizations decreased 11% from 55.2 to 49.0 discharges per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries.
  • In the past year, food insecurity increased 16% from 12.0% to 13.9% of adults ages 60+.
  • In the past 2 years, hip fractures decreased 22% from 7.7 to 6.0 hospitalizations per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries.
  • In the past 2 years, ICU use in the last 6 months of life increased 17% from 13.8% to 16.1% of decedents ages 65+.
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