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State Summary: United States, 2019 Senior Report
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2019 Senior Report
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State Findings: United States, 2019, 2019 Senior Report
Highlights
  • In the past three years, excessive drinking increased 12% from 6.6% to 7.4% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past six years, obesity increased 13% from 25.3% to 28.5% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past six years, smoking has not decreased and remains at 8.9% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past two years, food insecurity decreased 14% from 15.8% to 13.6% of adults ages 60+
  • In the past four years, SNAP reach increased 13% from 71.8 to 80.9 participants per 100 adults ages 60+ in poverty
  • In the past six years, home health care workers increased 44% from 93.8 to 135.5 aides per 1,000 adults ages 75+
  • In the past six years, hospital deaths decreased 31% from 30.1% to 20.8% of Medicare decedents ages 65+
  • In the past three years, hospice care use increased 6% from 51.4% to 54.4% of Medicare decedents ages 65+
  • In the past six years, high health status increased 8% from 38.4% to 41.3% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past six years, depression increased 23% from 13.0% to 16.0% of adults ages 65+
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