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State Summary: Wyoming, 2016 Senior Report
Wyoming
2016 Senior Report
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State Findings: Wyoming, 2016, 2016 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of obesity
  • High community support expenditures
  • Low ICU use in the last 6 months of life
Challenges
  • Low SNAP enrollment
  • Low percentage of health screenings
  • Low hospice care use
Highlights
  • In the past year, home-delivered meals decreased 24% from 108.1% to 82.1% of seniors in poverty.
  • In the past year, nursing home quality decreased 27% from 45.9% to 33.4% of beds rated 4- or 5-stars.
  • In the past 2 years, ICU use in the last 6 months of life decreased 28% from 8.6% to 6.2% of decedents ages 65+.
  • In the past 3 years, obesity increased 21% from 20.4% to 24.7% of adults ages 65+.
  • In the past 3 years, hospice care use increased 58% from 21.9% to 34.7% of decedents ages 65+.
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