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State Summary: Idaho, 2018 Senior Report
Idaho
2018 Senior Report
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State Findings: Idaho, 2018, 2018 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low percentage of hospital readmissions
  • Low prevalence of food insecurity
  • Low percentage of ICU use
Challenges
  • High geriatrician shortfall
  • High prevalence of falls
  • Low prevalence of health screenings
Highlights
  • In the past year, health screenings decreased 5% from 67.7% to 64.4% of seniors receiving recommended screenings
  • In the past year, excessive drinking increased 13% from 7.2% to 8.1% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past four years, early deaths decreased 11% from 1,782 to 1,590 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65-74
  • In the past five years, pain management increased 30% from 44.6% to 58.2% of adults ages 65+ with arthritis
  • In the past five years, home health care workers increased 16% from 109.9 to 127.6 aides per 1,000 adults ages 75+
  • In the past five years, poverty increased 33% from 7.5% to 10.0% of adults ages 65+
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