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State Summary: Colorado, 2018 Senior Report
Colorado
2018 Senior Report
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State Findings: Colorado, 2018, 2018 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of obesity
  • Low early death rate
  • High flu vaccination coverage
Challenges
  • Low percentage of diabetes management
  • High percentage of low-care nursing home residents
  • Low home-delivered meals rate
Highlights
  • In the past year, food insecurity decreased 26% from 13.7% to 10.2% of adults ages 60+
  • In the past two years, falls increased 14% from 27.1% to 31.0% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past two years, four- or five-star rated nursing home beds increased 19% from 48.7% to 58.1% of certified nursing home beds
  • In the past year, physical inactivity decreased 7% from 21.0% to 19.5% of adults ages 65+ in fair or better health
  • In the past four years, hip fractures decreased 29% from 7.5 to 5.3 hospitalizations per 1,000 Medicare enrollees
  • In the past four years, suicide increased 16% from 20.5 to 23.8 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65+
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