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State Summary: Idaho, 2020 Senior Health
Idaho
2020 Senior Report
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State Findings: Idaho, 2020, 2020 Senior Health
Strengths
  • Low percentage of hospital readmissions
  • Low prevalence of food insecurity
  • Low prevalence of multiple chronic conditions
Challenges
  • High prevalence of falls
  • High suicide rate
  • Low number of geriatricians per capita
Highlights
  • Excessive drinking increased 76% in the past four years from 5.1% to 9.0% of adults ages 65+
  • Seniors who avoided care due to cost decreased 18% in the past year from 4.4% to 3.6% of adults ages 65+
  • Low-care nursing home residents decreased 29% in the past year from 11.3% to 8.0% of residents
  • Frequent physical distress increased 12% in the past year from 15.8% to 17.7% of adults ages 65+
  • Suicide increased 21% in the past three years from 22.6 to 27.3 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65+
  • High health status increased 12% since 2013 from 40.4% to 45.3% of adults ages 65+
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