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State Summary: Montana, 2018 Senior Report
Montana
2018 Senior Report
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State Findings: Montana, 2018, 2018 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of food insecurity
  • Low percentage of hospital readmissions
  • Low prevalence of obesity
Challenges
  • High prevalence of falls
  • High geriatrician shortfall
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
Highlights
  • In the past five years, physical inactivity decreased 21% from 30.4% to 23.9% of adults ages 65+ in fair or better health
  • In the past year, poverty increased 17% from 7.6% to 8.9% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past three years, the percentage of Medicare enrollees ages 65-75 with diabetes who received a bloods lipids test decreased 6% from 71.5% to 67.1%
  • In the past four years, health screenings increased 6% from 65.3% to 69.1% of seniors receiving recommended screenings
  • In the past four years, full-mouth teeth extractions decreased 25% from 18.1% to 13.5% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past two years, frequent mental distress increased 22% from 5.9% to 7.2% of adults ages 65+
WEBSITE: dphhs.mt.gov
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