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State Summary: Illinois, 2019 Senior Report
Illinois
2019 Senior Report
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State Findings: Illinois, 2019, 2019 Senior Report
Strengths
  • High SNAP enrollment
  • Low prevalence of frequent mental distress
  • High percentage of able-bodied seniors
Challenges
  • Low flu vaccination coverage
  • High percentage of ICU use
  • Low percentage of four- and five-star nursing home beds
Highlights
  • In the past six years, smoking increased 20% from 7.6% to 9.1% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past four years, four- or five-star rated nursing home beds decreased 8% from 41.0% to 37.9% of certified nursing home beds
  • In the past four years, SNAP reach increased 15% from 85.7 to 98.9 participants per 100 adults ages 60+ in poverty
  • In the past five years, hospice care use increased 18% from 47.1% to 55.4% of Medicare decedents ages 65+
  • In the past four years, high health status increased 11% from 37.8% to 41.8% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past six years, depression increased 9% from 13.4% to 14.5% of adults ages 65+
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