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State Summary: Arizona, 2019 Senior Report
Arizona
2019 Senior Report
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State Findings: Arizona, 2019, 2019 Senior Report
Strengths
  • High percentage of hospice care use
  • Low percentage of hospital deaths
  • Low prevalence of obesity
Challenges
  • High percentage of ICU use
  • Low flu vaccination coverage
  • High prevalence of food insecurity
Highlights
  • In the past three years, physical inactivity increased 16% from 24.6% to 28.5% of adults ages 65+ in fair or better health
  • In the past six years, obesity increased 16% from 22.0% to 25.5% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past five years, food insecurity increased 54% from 12.3% to 18.9% of adults ages 60+
  • In the past five years, home health care workers increased 17% from 89.6 to 105.1 aides per 1,000 adults ages 75+
  • In the past six years, hospital deaths decreased 25% from 21.2% to 16.0% of Medicare decedents ages 65+
  • In the past three years, ICU use in the last six months of life increased 10% from 15.0% to 16.5% of decedents ages 65+
WEBSITE: azdhs.gov
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