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State Summary: Arizona, 2018 Senior Report
Arizona
2018 Senior Report
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State Findings: Arizona, 2018, 2018 Senior Report
Strengths
  • High percentage of hospice care use
  • Low prevalence of falls
  • High percentage of four- and five-star nursing home beds
Challenges
  • Low SNAP enrollment
  • High prevalence of frequent mental distress
  • Low flu vaccination coverage
Highlights
  • In the past three years, SNAP reach decreased 34% from 67.0 to 44.1 participants per 100 adults ages 60+ in poverty
  • In the past three years, suicide increased 15% from 21.2 to 24.4 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65+
  • In the past four years, hospital readmissions decreased 9% from 15.6% to 14.2% of hospitalized patients ages 65+
  • In the past five years, obesity increased 18% from 22.0% to 25.9% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past five years, food insecurity increased 39% from 12.8% to 17.8% of adults ages 60+
  • In the past five years, preventable hospitalizations decreased 32% from 52.9 to 36.1 discharges per 1,000 Medicare enrollees
WEBSITE: azdhs.gov
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