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State Summary: West Virginia, 2018 Senior Report
West Virginia
2018 Senior Report
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State Findings: West Virginia, 2018, 2018 Senior Report
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High flu vaccination coverage
  • High percentage of HAI reporting policies
  • Low prevalence of dental visits
  • Low percentage of able-bodied seniors
  • High preventable hospitalization rate
  • In the past five years, physical inactivity decreased 26% from 41.2% to 30.5% of adults ages 65+ in fair or better health
  • In the past year, home health care workers decreased 15% from 122.5 to 104.3 aides per 1,000 adults ages 75+
  • In the past year, four- or five-star rated nursing home beds increased 44% from 25.8% to 37.2% of certified nursing home beds
  • In the past four years, suicide increased 32% from 16.9 to 22.3 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65+
  • In the past two years, food insecurity increased 53% from 12.1% to 18.5% of adults ages 60+
  • In the past two years, full-mouth teeth extractions decreased 10% from 33.6% to 30.4% of adults ages 65+
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