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State Summary: Indiana, 2018 Senior Report
Indiana
2018 Senior Report
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State Findings: Indiana, 2018, 2018 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Low percentage of low-care nursing home residents
  • Low percentage of seniors living in poverty
Challenges
  • High prevalence of smoking
  • Low home-delivered meals rate
  • High early death rate
Highlights
  • In the past year, flu vaccination coverage decreased 10% from 61.3% to 55.2% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past year, four- or five-star rated nursing home beds increased 8% from 46.0% to 49.8% of certified nursing home beds
  • In the past two years, food insecurity increased 56% from 11.7% to 18.2% of adults ages 60+
  • In the past three years, smoking increased 21% from 9.6% to 11.6% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past four years, low-care nursing home residents decreased 30% from 10.9% to 7.6% of residents
  • In the past five years, high health status increased 14% from 35.7% to 40.8% of adults ages 65+
WEBSITE: in.gov/health
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