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State Summary: Maryland, 2018 Senior Report
Maryland
2018 Senior Report
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State Findings: Maryland, 2018, 2018 Senior Report
Strengths
  • High percentage of HAI reporting policies
  • High percentage of able-bodied seniors
  • Low prevalence of smoking
Challenges
  • Low community support expenditures
  • High prevalence of physical inactivity
  • Low home health care worker rate
Highlights
  • In the past year, four- or five-star rated nursing home beds increased 12% from 41.5% to 46.4% of certified nursing home beds
  • In the past year, poverty increased 12% from 7.3% to 8.2% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past two years, low-care nursing home residents decreased 14% from 7.4% to 6.4% of residents
  • In the past four years, falls increased 22% from 23.4% to 28.6% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past four years, suicide increased 16% from 11.8 to 13.7 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65+
  • In the past five years, smoking decreased 22% from 9.2% to 7.2% of adults ages 65+
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