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State Summary: New Jersey, 2018 Senior Report
New Jersey
2018 Senior Report
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State Findings: New Jersey, 2018, 2018 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of falls
  • High percentage of four- and five-star nursing home beds
  • High percentage of diabetes management
Challenges
  • High percentage of ICU use
  • High prevalence of physical inactivity
  • High percentage of hospital readmissions
Highlights
  • In the past five years, obesity increased 12% from 25.0% to 27.9% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past three years, four- or five-star rated nursing home beds increased 23% from 49.7% to 61.0% of certified nursing home beds
  • In the past two years, community support increased 46% from $430 to $628 per adult ages 60+ in poverty
  • In the past two years, food insecurity increased 19% from 11.8% to 14.0% of adults ages 60+
  • In the past year, home health care workers increased 8% from 76.7 to 82.9 aides per 1,000 adults ages 75+
  • In the past four years, full-mouth teeth extractions decreased 16% from 13.9% to 11.7% of adults ages 65+
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