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State Summary: California, 2018 Senior Report
California
2018 Senior Report
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State Findings: California, 2018, 2018 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of smoking
  • High prevalence of health screenings
  • Low early death rate
Challenges
  • High percentage of seniors living in poverty
  • High percentage of ICU use
  • Low home health care worker rate
Highlights
  • In the past four years, falls increased 6% from 30.2% to 32.1% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past year, food insecurity decreased 9% from 15.9% to 14.5% of adults ages 60+
  • In the past year, health screenings increased 6% from 75.5% to 80.0% of seniors receiving recommended screenings
  • In the past two years, smoking decreased 30% from 8.0% to 5.6% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past two years, four- or five-star rated nursing home beds increased 16% from 50.1% to 58.2% of certified nursing home beds
  • In the past year, physical inactivity increased 18% from 19.5% to 23.0% of adults ages 65+ in fair or better health
WEBSITE: cdph.ca.gov
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