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State Summary: California, 2019 Senior Report
California
2019 Senior Report
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State Findings: California, 2019, 2019 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of physical inactivity
  • Low prevalence of smoking
  • High home health care worker rate
Challenges
  • High percentage of ICU use
  • High percentage of hospital deaths
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
Highlights
  • In the past two years, excessive drinking increased 26% from 7.0% to 8.8% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past four years, SNAP reach increased 90% from 21.4 to 40.6 participants per 100 adults ages 60+ in poverty
  • In the past year, home health care workers increased 214% from 75.4 to 236.7 aides per 1,000 adults ages 75+
  • In the past six years, hospital deaths decreased 23% from 32.7% to 25.3% of Medicare decedents ages 65+
  • In the past year, depression increased 41% from 13.1% to 18.5% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past six years, high health status increased 5% from 43.7% to 45.9% of adults ages 65+
WEBSITE: cdph.ca.gov
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