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State Summary: California, 2020 Senior Health
California
2020 Senior Report
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State Findings: California, 2020, 2020 Senior Health
Strengths
  • Low early death rate
  • High prevalence of exercise
  • High home health care worker rate
Challenges
  • High prevalence of insufficient sleep
  • High prevalence of severe housing problems
  • High prevalence of falls
Highlights
  • Excessive drinking decreased 26% in the past year from 8.8% to 6.5% of adults ages 65+
  • Food insecurity decreased 20% since 2014 from 17.2% to 13.8% of adults ages 60+
  • Home health care workers increased 243% in the past two years from 91 to 312 aides per 1,000 adults ages 65+ with a disability
  • Pneumonia vaccination coverage decreased 10% in the past year from 76.8% to 68.9% of adults ages 65+
  • Frequent physical distress increased 11% in the past year from 15.4% to 17.1% of adults ages 65+
  • Obesity increased 14% since 2013 from 21.2% to 24.2% of adults ages 65+
WEBSITE: cdph.ca.gov
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