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State Findings: Connecticut, 2022, 2022 Senior Report
Low prevalence of frequent physical distress
Low percentage of older adults who avoided care due to cost
Low prevalence of smoking
High prevalence of excessive drinking
High percentage of low-care nursing home residents
High prevalence of severe housing problems
Suicide increased 41% from 9.5 to 13.4 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65+ between 2011-2013 and 2018-2020
Physical inactivity decreased 20% from 31.2% to 25.1% of adults ages 65+ in fair or better health between 2011 and 2020
Early deaths increased 19% from 1,469 to 1,742 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65-74 between 2019 and 2020
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