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State Summary: Pennsylvania, 2018 Senior Report
Pennsylvania
2018 Senior Report
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State Findings: Pennsylvania, 2018, 2018 Senior Report
Strengths
  • High flu vaccination coverage
  • High SNAP enrollment
  • High prevalence of pain management
Challenges
  • High prevalence of obesity
  • High percentage of ICU use
  • Low percentage of four- and five-star nursing home beds
Highlights
  • In the past year, home health care workers increased 8% from 127.4 to 137.4 aides per 1,000 adults ages 75+
  • In the past two years, excessive drinking increased 35% from 6.0% to 8.1% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past three years, poverty decreased 6% from 8.3% to 7.8% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past two years, SNAP reach increased 32% from 75.4 to 99.2 participants per 100 adults ages 60+ in poverty
  • In the past two years, flu vaccination coverage increased 10% from 59.6% to 65.5% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past four years, suicide increased 25% from 12.5 to 15.6 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65+
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