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State Summary: Arkansas, 2018 Senior Report
Arkansas
2018 Senior Report
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State Findings: Arkansas, 2018, 2018 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High percentage of HAI reporting policies
  • High percentage of hospice care use
Challenges
  • High prevalence of frequent mental distress
  • Low prevalence of dental visits
  • Low prevalence of health screenings
Highlights
  • In the past year, community support decreased 10% from $509 to $457 per adult ages 60+ in poverty
  • In the past two years, flu vaccination coverage decreased 15% from 63.5% to 53.9% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past three years, SNAP reach decreased 15% from 49.0 to 41.6 participants per 100 adults ages 60+ in poverty
  • In the past three years, hospital readmissions decreased 8% from 16.6% to 15.3% of hospitalized patients ages 65+
  • In the past five years, hip fractures decreased 15% from 8.5 to 7.2 hospitalizations per 1,000 Medicare enrollees
  • In the past four years, suicide increased 21% from 17.3 to 21.0 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65+
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