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State Summary: Virginia, 2018 Senior Report
Virginia
2018 Senior Report
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State Findings: Virginia, 2018, 2018 Senior Report
Strengths
  • High prevalence of pain management
  • High percentage of able-bodied seniors
  • High percentage of diabetes management
Challenges
  • Low percentage of four- and five-star nursing home beds
  • High percentage of ICU use
  • Low home-delivered meals rate
Highlights
  • In the past year, excessive drinking increased 16% from 5.1% to 5.9% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past year, health screenings increased 2% from 72.6% to 73.9% of seniors receiving recommended screenings
  • In the past five years, home health care workers increased 30% from 82.4 to 107.1 aides per 1,000 adults ages 75+
  • In the past two years, food insecurity decreased 19% from 13.9% to 11.3% of adults ages 60+
  • In the past four years, suicide increased 16% from 15.4 to 17.8 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65+
  • In the past four years, full-mouth teeth extractions decreased 7% from 16.1% to 14.9% of adults ages 65+
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