Hospitalizations among older adult Utahns

differentials (1996-98) and trends (1992-98) in most common diagnoses and procedures.
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Other titlesDifferentials (1996-98) and trends (1992-98) in most common diagnoses and procedures
GenreStatistics.
ContributionsUtah. Dept. of Health.
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LC ClassificationsRC954.3 .U83 2001
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Paginationviii, ii, 75 p. :
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Hospitalizations among older adult Utahns: differentials () and trends () in most common diagnoses and Differentials () and trends () in most common diagnoses and procedures "August " Includes bibliographical references (p. Hospitalizations of Older Utahns Hospitalization, representing the most intensive and expensive health care, is much more common for older Utahns.

A recent report by the Utah Department of Health and the Health Data Committee examined patterns of hospitalizations for Utahns over age This Health Status Update presents highlights of that report.

Adults 65 years or older (older adults) account for a disproportionate share of patients with infectious disease (ID)-related hospitalizations and all-cause hospitalizations in the United States. Rates of ID hospitalization increased among older adults from throughwhile rates for the population younger than 65 years decreased.

These results show that there is a window of opportunity to reduce unnecessary hospitalizations among older Brazilian adults. In this perspective, primary healthcare policies can contribute to the prevention and better clinical management of morbidities and functional limitation, ultimately reducing avoidable hospitalizations The proportion of ID hospitalizations out of all hospitalizations among older U.S.

adults for both time periods was approximately 14%.

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Table 2. Hospitalization rates perby infectious disease diagnoses among American Indians and Alaska Natives ≥65 years of age, Indian Health Service, – and –   Hospitalizations among U.S. COVID patients, Jan-May,by health condition Age comparison of COVID fatality rate in France Number of confirmed U.S.

COVID cases from May to August. The largest increase in hospitalizations occurred among adults 30–39 years of age, representing a % increase. Among young adults, increases among women were ∼ times greater compared with men, for the 20–29 year (63% vs. 46%) and 30–39 year (% vs.

85%) age groups, even after excluding pregnancy-related hospitalizations. FALLS AMONG OLDER ADULTS Hospitalizations Two-thirds (65%) of Utahns aged 65+ who fell had four or more co-morbid conditions. The most common conditions were arthritis (40%) and diabetes (28%)(Figure 7).4 Nearly three of every four (72%) were taking four or more medications at the time of their fall.

Thirteen percent were taking. Among 1, patients hospitalized with COVID, % were aged ≥50 years, and % were male. The hospitalization rate among patients identified through COVID-NET during this 4-week period was perpopulation.

Rates were highest () among adults aged ≥65 years. Hospitalizations among Older Adult Utahns: Differentials () & Trends () in most common diagnoses & procedures [ ] Maternity and Newborn Care in Utah Hospitals Quality, Charges and Patient Safety. maternity-cost maternity maternity-cost maternity cost tables maternity [ ].

(Salt Lake City, UT) – Every day, an average of eight Utahns age 65 and older are hospitalized for injuries due to a fall. Inthere were 3, fall-related hospitalizations among older Utahns, costing more than $85 million in treatment charges.

Falls were the leading cause of injury-related death among older adults in Utah. Europe PMC is an archive of life sciences journal literature.

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PURPOSE:We undertook a study to examine national trends in potentially preventable hospitalizations-those for ambulatory care-sensitive conditions that could have been avoided if patients had timely access to primary care-across 3, counties and various subpopulations of older adults in the United States.

Falls Among Older Adults Violence & Injury Prevention Program Falls are the leading cause of injury-related death and hospitalization for Utahns aged 65+ (Figures 1 and 2).1 Every week, Utahns aged 65+ are injured severely enough from a fall to seek treatment in an emergency department, 63 are admitted to a hospital, and three die from fall.

Potentially preventable hospitalizations among older adults: Older Americans who are Black, Hispanic, or Medicaid-eligible are more likely to experience preventable hospitalizations.

In, adults entered the hospital because of diabetes. Being overweight, inactive and age 45 and older are three prominent risk factors for type 2, or adult-onset, diabetes. Common reasons for hospitalization due to diabetes include strokes, heart attacks, ulcers and dehydration from elevated blood sugar levels.

Infection. Each week, about Utahns 65 years of age or older suffer a fall and receive medical help for their injuries at an emergency room, according to a report released this week by the Utah Department.

ABSTRACT. PURPOSE: We undertook a study to examine national trends in potentially preventable hospitalizations-those for ambulatory care-sensitive conditions that could have been avoided if patients had timely access to primary care-across 3, counties and various subpopulations of older adults in the United States.

In younger adults, the odds of hospitalization increased fold from one condition to five or more conditions, whereas for older adults, the odds increased fold with multimorbidity (younger adults: / vs.

older adults: /). Similar patterns emerged for the other outcomes. rates of fall hospitalizations among Utahns 65 and older in the state. Stepping On is a 7-week program that focuses on empowering older adults to engage in behaviors that reduce the risk of falls.

National research shows the program reduces falls by 31 percent. In17 individuals were trained to implement the program. Utahns ages 65 and older account for percent of fall-related deaths within the state as ofaccording to the agency.

The department's report found that despite this prevalence, fall hospitalizations among seniors were noticeably more common nationally every year from to Death Rates by Age Group and Sex for Older Adults, Utah, Hospitalizations by Local Health District, Utah and U.S., Hospitalizations Among Adults 65+.

hospitalizations among Utahns 65 and older in the state. Stepping On is a 7-week program that focuses on empowering older adults to engage in behaviors that reduce the risk of falls. National research shows the program reduces falls by 31 percent. In17 Utahns were trained to implement the program.

As a. Unintentional falls caused unintentional fall-related deaths in Utah from ; more than 80% (/) of deaths were among Utahns aged 65 and older.

Between andfemales aged 65 and older had a significantly higher rate of hospitalizations due to unintentional falls ( population) than males aged 65 and older. Older Adult Suicide in Utah, Introduction An average of 35 Utahns 65 years and older die from suicide each year. However, completed suicides are only part of the problem.

More older adults are hospitalized or treated in an emergency department (ED) for suicide attempts than are fatally injured (Figure 1). On average, one Utahn   Among persons age sixty-five or older, the rate of hospitalization for peptic ulcer disease was per 1, population incorresponding tocases.

Unintentional falls caused unintentional fall-related deaths in Utah from ; more than 80% (/) of deaths were among Utahns aged 65 and older. Between andfemales aged 65 and older had a significantly higher rate of hospitalizations due to unintentional falls ( population) than males aged 65 and older.

The most common reasons for hospitalizations among people living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias are syncope and falls, ischemic heart disease, gastrointestinal disease, pneumonia, and delirium.

hospital stays as other older adults. 10 From to40 percent of all annual hospitalizations were.

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Among Utahns 85 and older, more than one in four dies. In fact, the death and hospitalization rates are nearly identical, which reflects the painful reality that many die in.

Rates were also highest among young children and older adults. Although LRTI hospitalization rates did not change significantly for children aged hospitalizations among infants during the s and s in the United States [31, 32].

INTRODUCTION. As the U.S. population ages, the burdens of chronic illnesses are growing, 1, 2 leading to increasing healthcare costs and concerns about Medicare’s sustainability. 3, 4 Hospitalizations among older adults remain costly for the American healthcare system, 5 and one in five Medicare beneficiaries hospitalized for common conditions such as pneumonia, congestive heart failure (CHF.

Facts about older adult fall-related injuries in Utah Falls are the leading cause of injury death and disability for Utahns ages 65 and older.1 On average, 80 older Utahns die, 2, are hospitalized, and 7, are treated in emergency departments (ED) for fall-related injuries each year.1 More than one-third of adults ages 65 years and older.For the study, researchers examined nationally representative hospital discharge data from to pertaining to million hospitalizations of older U.S.

adults (aged 65 years and older.(). Identifying factors associated with hypoglycemia-related hospitalizations among elderly patients with T2DM in the US: a novel approach using influential variable analysis.

Current Medical Research and Opinion: Vol. 30, No. 9, pp.