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State Summary: New Jersey, 2019 Senior Report
New Jersey
2019 Senior Report
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State Findings: New Jersey, 2019, 2019 Senior Report
Strengths
  • High percentage of able-bodied seniors
  • High prevalence of arthritis management
  • Low early death rate
Challenges
  • High prevalence of physical inactivity
  • High percentage of hospital deaths
  • Low percentage of volunteerism
Highlights
  • In the past year, obesity decreased 5% from 27.9% to 26.6% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past two years, physical inactivity increased 8% from 32.1% to 34.8% of adults ages 65+ in fair or better health
  • In the past six years, poverty increased 11% from 7.6% to 8.4% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past six years, home-delivered meals decreased 32% from 11.6% to 7.9% of adults ages 60+ with independent-living difficulty
  • In the past four years, flu vaccination coverage increased 11% from 57.2% to 63.4% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past two years, depression increased 30% from 10.8% to 14.0% of adults ages 65+
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