State Summary: Montana, 2021 Senior Report
Montana
2021 Senior Report
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State Findings: Montana, 2021, 2021 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of multiple chronic conditions
  • High prevalence of exercise
  • Low preventable hospitalization rate
Challenges
  • High suicide rate
  • High prevalence of falls
  • Low geriatric provider rate
Highlights
  • High-speed internet increased 14% between 2016 and 2019 from 67.8% to 77.0% of households with adults ages 65+
  • Preventable hospitalizations decreased 9% between 2016 and 2018 from 1,712 to 1,562 discharges per 100,000 Medicare beneficiaries ages 65-74
  • Frequent mental distress increased 61% between 2014 and 2019 from 5.9% to 9.5% of adults ages 65+
WEBSITE: dphhs.mt.gov
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