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State Summary: Wisconsin, 2016 Senior Report
Wisconsin
2016 Senior Report
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State Findings: Wisconsin, 2016, 2016 Senior Report
Strengths
  • High percentage of health screenings
  • High percentage of diabetes management
  • Low prevalence of food insecurity
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Low flu vaccination coverage
  • High prevalence of obesity
Highlights
  • In the past year, home-delivered meals decreased 14% from 30.7% to 26.4% of seniors in poverty.
  • In the past year, community support decreased 27% from $794 to $579 per adult ages 65+ in poverty.
  • In the past 2 years, home health care increased 29% from 127.3 to 164.5 home health care workers per 1,000 adults ages 75+.
  • In the past 3 years, preventable hospitalizations decreased 13% from 55.3 to 47.9 discharges per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries.
  • In the past 3 years, smoking decreased 22% from 9.6% to 7.5% of adults ages 65+.
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