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State Summary: Florida, 2018 Senior Report
Florida
2018 Senior Report
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State Findings: Florida, 2018, 2018 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of falls
  • High percentage of diabetes management
  • High percentage of hospice care use
Challenges
  • High percentage of ICU use
  • Low home health care worker rate
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
Highlights
  • In the past year, flu vaccination coverage increased 12% from 51.4% to 57.6% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past two years, four- or five-star rated nursing home beds increased 24% from 46.9% to 58.1% of certified nursing home beds
  • In the past four years, suicide increased 10% from 18.4 to 20.2 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65+
  • In the past year, dental visits increased 3% from 66.2% to 68.4% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past five years, preventable hospitalizations decreased 18% from 65.3 to 53.6 discharges per 1,000 Medicare enrollees
  • In the past five years, high health status increased 11% from 39.6% to 43.8% of adults ages 65+
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