Boone County Indicators 2008

Aging - Seniors
Diabetes and heart hospitalizations (including emergency room visits) of persons 65 and over

Senior Population -- Indicators of Health Status 2002-2007

Definition: Number and percent of Boone County and Missouri residents age 65 and over hospitalized for diabetes or heart conditions.

Rationale: The statistic meets most of Boone County Indicators criteria and provides a trend measurement of older persons in the county and state who have been hospitalized and/or who visited an emergency room for diabetes or a heart condition.

Data Source: Missouri Senior Report

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