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State Summary: Vermont, 2018 Senior Report
Vermont
2018 Senior Report
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State Findings: Vermont, 2018, 2018 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low percentage of ICU use
  • Low prevalence of smoking
  • High home-delivered meals rate
Challenges
  • High prevalence of falls
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Low percentage of hospice care use
Highlights
  • In the past year, food insecurity decreased 20% from 15.4% to 12.3% of adults ages 60+
  • In the past year, home health care workers decreased 6% from 172.3 to 161.8 aides per 1,000 adults ages 75+
  • In the past three years, SNAP reach decreased 30% from 136.8 to 95.2 participants per 100 adults ages 60+ in poverty
  • In the past five years, flu vaccination coverage decreased 10% from 65.4% to 59.0% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past four years, full-mouth teeth extractions decreased 14% from 17.5% to 15.1% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past four years, suicide increased 11% from 19.4 to 21.6 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65+
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