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State Summary: United States, 2018 Senior Report
United States
2018 Senior Report
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State Findings: United States, 2018, 2018 Senior Report
  • In the past year, food insecurity decreased 7% from 15.8% to 14.7% of adults ages 60+
  • In the past year, four- or five-star rated nursing home beds increased 12% from 42.4% to 47.4% of certified nursing home beds
  • In the past year, hip fractures decreased 2% from 5.8 to 5.7 hospitalizations per 1,000 Medicare enrollees
  • In the past year, flu vaccination coverage decreased 3% from 60.7% to 58.8% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past two years, dental visits increased 2% from 65.7% to 66.9% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past four years, full-mouth teeth extractions decreased 10% from 16.1% to 14.5% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past four years, suicide increased 12% from 14.8 to 16.6 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65+
  • In the past four years, falls increased 9% from 27.1% to 29.5% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past five years, home health care workers increased 20% from 93.8 to 112.3 aides per 1,000 adults ages 75+
  • In the past five years, obesity increased 11% from 25.3% to 28.0% of adults ages 65+
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