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State Summary: Montana, 2020 Senior Health
Montana
2020 Senior Report
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State Findings: Montana, 2020, 2020 Senior Health
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of multiple chronic conditions
  • Low percentage of hospital readmissions
  • Low prevalence of food insecurity
Challenges
  • Low prevalence of seniors with a dedicated health care provider
  • High prevalence of falls
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
Highlights
  • Smoking increased 20% in the past four years from 8.3% to 10.0% of adults ages 65+
  • Home health care workers increased 9% in the past two years from 98 to 107 aides per 1,000 adults ages 65+ with a disability
  • Flu vaccination coverage decreased 5% in the past year from 60.7% to 57.4% of adults ages 65+
  • Able-bodied adults increased 7% in the past five years from 63.6% to 68.1% of adults ages 65+
  • High health status increased 19% since 2013 from 39.8% to 47.5% of adults ages 65+
  • Multiple chronic conditions increased 6% in the past five years from 24.4% to 25.8% of Medicare enrollees ages 65+
WEBSITE: dphhs.mt.gov
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