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State Summary: Texas, 2018 Senior Report
Texas
2018 Senior Report
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State Findings: Texas, 2018, 2018 Senior Report
Strengths
  • High home health care worker rate
  • High percentage of hospice care use
  • High percentage of diabetes management
Challenges
  • Low percentage of four- and five-star nursing home beds
  • High percentage of ICU use
  • High percentage of seniors living in poverty
Highlights
  • In the past year, flu vaccination coverage decreased 14% from 66.3% to 57.3% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past three years, SNAP reach decreased 20% from 79.4 to 63.5 participants per 100 adults ages 60+ in poverty
  • In the past four years, hospital readmissions decreased 7% from 15.8% to 14.7% of hospitalized patients ages 65+
  • In the past year, frequent mental distress increased 32% from 6.2% to 8.2% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past two years, suicide decreased 3% from 16.4 to 15.9 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65+
  • In the past five years, low-care nursing home residents decreased 20% from 14.3% to 11.4% of residents
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