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State Summary: New York, 2018 Senior Report
New York
2018 Senior Report
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State Findings: New York, 2018, 2018 Senior Report
Strengths
  • High percentage of HAI reporting policies
  • High home health care worker rate
  • Low prevalence of smoking
Challenges
  • Low percentage of volunteerism
  • High percentage of seniors living in poverty
  • High percentage of hospital deaths
Highlights
  • In the past two years, excessive drinking increased 12% from 6.9% to 7.7% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past two years, obesity decreased 10% from 27.3% to 24.6% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past two years, food insecurity increased 18% from 16.3% to 19.3% of adults ages 60+
  • In the past five years, home health care workers increased 27% from 198.3 to 251.3 aides per 1,000 adults ages 75+
  • In the past four years, full-mouth teeth extractions decreased 19% from 15.1% to 12.3% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past year, smoking decreased 20% from 8.1% to 6.5% of adults ages 65+
WEBSITE: health.ny.gov
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