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State Summary: New York, 2019 Senior Report
New York
2019 Senior Report
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State Findings: New York, 2019, 2019 Senior Report
Strengths
  • High SNAP enrollment
  • High home health care worker rate
  • Low early death rate
Challenges
  • High percentage of hospital deaths
  • High percentage of seniors living in poverty
  • Low percentage of volunteerism
Highlights
  • In the past three years, excessive drinking increased 17% from 6.9% to 8.1% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past six years, physical inactivity decreased 10% from 31.3% to 28.2% of adults ages 65+ in fair or better health
  • In the past year, community support increased 10% from $901 to $994 per adult ages 60+ in poverty
  • In the past two years, ICU use in the last six months of life increased 5% from 11.8% to 12.4% of decedents ages 65+
  • In the past six years, high health status increased 21% from 35.0% to 42.3% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past three years, depression decreased 18% from 14.8% to 12.2% of adults ages 65+
WEBSITE: health.ny.gov
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