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State Summary: Nevada, 2018 Senior Report
Nevada
2018 Senior Report
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State Findings: Nevada, 2018, 2018 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of falls
  • Low prevalence of obesity
  • Low preventable hospitalization rate
Challenges
  • Low percentage of volunteerism
  • Low prevalence of seniors with a dedicated provider
  • High percentage of ICU use
Highlights
  • In the past five years, obesity increased 42% from 18.1% to 25.7% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past year, four- or five-star rated nursing home beds increased 13% from 42.2% to 47.5% of certified nursing home beds
  • In the past five years, preventable hospitalizations decreased 27% from 58.1 to 42.2 discharges per 1,000 Medicare enrollees
  • In the past three years, suicide increased 20% from 26.9 to 32.3 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65+
  • In the past five years, hip fractures decreased 29% from 7.6 to 5.4 hospitalizations per 1,000 Medicare enrollees
  • In the past two years, full-mouth teeth extractions decreased 25% from 17.0% to 12.8% of adults ages 65+
WEBSITE: dhhs.nv.gov
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