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State Summary: Ohio, 2019 Senior Report
Ohio
2019 Senior Report
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State Findings: Ohio, 2019, 2019 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low percentage of hospital deaths
  • High prevalence of arthritis management
  • High prevalence of seniors with a dedicated provider
Challenges
  • High prevalence of physical inactivity
  • High prevalence of smoking
  • High early death rate
Highlights
  • In the past three years, excessive drinking increased 11% from 5.7% to 6.3% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past six years, smoking increased 14% from 9.7% to 11.1% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past two years, food insecurity decreased 26% from 17.6% to 13.1% of adults ages 60+
  • In the past year, flu vaccination coverage increased 10% from 57.3% to 63.0% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past six years, hospice care use increased 50% from 41.4% to 62.1% of Medicare decedents ages 65+
  • In the past six years, depression increased 15% from 12.1% to 13.9% of adults ages 65+
WEBSITE: odh.ohio.gov
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